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DIY Conversion of Energy Science Experiment by LED Alarm Clock using Potato

DIY Conversion of Energy Science Experiment by LED Alarm Clock using Potato

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  • The Potato Clock uses a pair of ordinary spuds to power a digital clock. This kit includes a digital clock, wires, and prongs two potatoes are all that’s needed to create a working clock
  • This kit is ideal for young science enthusiasts and offers a valuable lesson on the transformative power of green science
  • It does not include potatoes. Watch your child’s delight and sense of accomplishment with the clock they create; Turn the kids onto the notion of leaving a smaller car
  • No batteries required

DIY Conversion of Energy Science Experiment by LED Alarm Clock using Potato

You May know Potatoes as a Good source of potassium but did you know they can be used to power an alarm clock. The two potatoes allow you to generate enough electricity to run a digital Clock. Just push the Zinc And Copper electrodes into the potatoes causing an Oxidation/Reduction reaction that is converted to low voltage.

This kit is ideal for young science enthusiasts and offers a valuable lesson on the transformative power of green science.

Package Includes:

1 x Digital clock with wires
1 x Connecting wires
1 x transparent tapes
1 x Copper and zinc strips
2 x pots
1 x Instruction manual

Specifications:

Display Type

Digital

Weight(g)

58

Lenght(mm)

65

Width(mm)

34

Shipment Weight

0.059 kg

Shipment Dimensions

17 × 6 × 22 cm

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1. How do you power an alarm clock with a potato?

  • If there is a battery already in the clock, remove it.
  • Insert a galvanized nail into each potato.
  • Insert a short piece of copper wire into each potato.
  • Use an alligator clip to connect the copper wire of one potato to the positive (+) terminal of the clock's battery compartment.

2. Is it possible to power a clock with a potato?

  • A potato clock works by converting chemical energy into electrical energy, which is then used to power the clock. A battery can be made by combining zinc and copper strips with a potato.

3. How do you get electricity from a potato?

  • You can generate enough electricity to run a digital clock with just two potatoes. Simply push the Zinc and Copper electrodes into the potatoes, which will cause an Oxidation/Reduction reaction that will be converted to low voltage.

4. Why does a potato clock need two potatoes?

  • Two potatoes can be linked together to double the voltage, just as two batteries can be linked together to double the voltage. The potato clock can be powered with this voltage.