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Construct a simple battery that can power a light.
Use magnets to model the motion of electrons.
Build an electroscope to detect electrical charge using straws.
Use static electricity to stick a straw almost anywhere.
Light an LED with five cents.
Noodle around with elemental properties and how they’re organized.
Get electricity from light.
Wield electrons and protons to roll cans.
Make a simple battery that will light an LED.
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