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Old 01-02-2006, 11:35 AM
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Lightbulb potato power!

you will need:
labeled metal strips
metric ruler


1. Choose two metal strips. Carefully push one of the strips into the potato at least 2cm deep. Insert the second strip the same way, and measure how far apart the two strips.

2.connect the voltmeter to the strips, record the voltage

3. move one of the strips closer to or farther from the other. measure the new distance and distance. record the results

4. Reapeat steps 1-3 using different combinations of metal strips and distances until you find the highest voltage.

P.S. Good luck!
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