Can A Lemon Light Up A Light Bulb?

by:DGT Lighting     2020-04-25



























Will lemon light up the bulb?I personally like to find out how something works.I have always been interested in science.So, when I had the opportunity to learn how to, or even if the lemon was able to power the bulb, I took the opportunity.There are many uses for lemons..But is it possible to power the bulb with lemon?This is undoubtedly a great science fair project for a student.You need the following items when you are trying to do this experiment.A light bulb -In this experiment, a small LED (LEDs) bulb with two \"leads\" is used.Voltmeter (optional )-This is to test how much electricity the lemon produces.Depending on the size of the bulb you want to supply power, you will most likely need more than one lemon.You can also do a trick if you have low lemon content.You can slice the lemon.Every time you add a piece of lemon or lemon slice, you need another galvanized nail and another copper coin.Now the interesting part begins.Insert a galvanized nail on one side of the lemon.You will want more than half the length of your nails in lemon.At the other end of the lemon, make a slit and insert a copper coin into it.Make sure the coins and nails are not in contact.Wrap one end of the copper wire on the nail and wrap the other end of the wire on the negative lead of the LED bulb.Do the same for copper coins.Wrap one end of the other copper wire around the copper coin and the other end around the lead line of the LED bulb.An important point in the connection process is to determine which leads of the bulb are positive and which leads are negative.To do this, look at the bottom of the LED bulb.There should be a flat place on the base.The wire located next to that flat point is negative.The other lead is the front.The wire to connect the nail to the LED needs to be connected to the reverse side of the bulb.Copper coins need to be connected to the front.Once all the wires are connected in the right place, a circuit is formed.At this point, the LED bulb should glow if enough power (enough lemon) is generated.If it doesn\'t glow, you need extra lemon, nails and copper coins to make more power batteries.If you do need extra items, connect more copper wire from a lemon nail to a copper coin for the next lemon, etc until you return to the LED bulb.The lemon power battery consists of two metals.In this case, zinc and copper.The current flows into and out of the battery through these two points.The battery has two electrodes, one positive and one negative.Use this lemon battery, zinc-coated nails as the negative pole, and copper coins as the positive pole.The acid in the lemon is a conductive electrolyte.A chemical reaction occurs between metals, and acid causes the electron beam to the opposite side of the electrode.In this process, the electrons on the front of the electrode are lost.The current goes from the negative side to the positive side and forces any excess electrons to leave.The energy of this process is enough to make a small LED bulb glow.One thing to keep in mind is that the smaller \"cells\" won\'t last long if you use sliced lemon instead of the whole fruit.In the end, electricity is discharged from the cells, and because of the smaller size of the sliced fruit, it is discharged faster from the sliced fruit.Smaller cells consume faster because the fruit dries faster in the air.If you use this experiment as part of the science fair project, you \'d better use the whole fruit.You may also want to release the juice under the pressure of your hand by rolling the lemon over the counter.Experiments like this often conclude that the old copper coins are better than the new ones.More than 1960 coins seem to work well.Different metals can produce different results.Each metal has a certain amount of electrons.The higher the electronic count of the metal, the greater the power generated.If you connect the lemon battery to the Volt table, you will find a battery that can produce about.9 volts.Connect the lemon to the volt meter in the same way as the LED bulb, making sure the positive and negative leads are correct.Alessandro Volta (where does the word \"volt\" come from) first finds out how lemons react to certain metals.He found that juice was a great conductor of two metals.He didn\'t actually \"create\" The lemon battery itself, but he did find the concept.The science of this project may be a bit confusing, but the experiment is definitely worth it.The bulb is not the only thing that can be powered with lemon.You can also power small calculators and clocks.This is just one of the more ingenious ways to use lemons.
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