Introduction

The machine

The story

Static history

The challenge

For teachers

For reference

 

Task9

The Volta Challenge

Volta was interested in the fact that the electrophorus produces almost endless amounts of electricity

Practical activity

Try to make your own electrophorus

Research/written task

Find out how the electrophorus works, and also investigate the principle of conservation of energy. Explain why it might appear that the electrophorus defies this principle, and why it does not. You should find this link useful.

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Presentation

Present your findings to the group.

 

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