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Voltaic Pile - Science Museum

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Travel back through history to the early days when building a battery was the cutting edge of science. It sounds primitive but you will have a lot of fun and learn many things while building the Voltaic Pile.

  • $25.00
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  • Weight
    0.16 kg

Get ready to put yourself in the shoes of famous Italian physicist, Alessandro Volta, and build his revolutionary Voltaic Pile. The Voltaic Pile is a battery in its primitive state. You will build a working model of this that actually generates electricity to light up an LED. As well as building a fun model you will enjoy learning about how the prototype of modern electric batteries works.

What’s included in the box:

  • 10 x Parts of the battery column
  • 1 x LED with electrical wires
  • 4 x Zinc discs
  • 4 x Copper discs
  • 5 x Felt discs
  • 1 x Measuring pipette
  • 1 x Illustrated manual

    Recommended for ages eight and above. Not suitable for children aged eight years and under as it contains small pieces that may be a choking hazard for small children. For use under adult supervision as this kit contains chemicals which present a hazard to health.

    Packaging dimensions: 210 x 150 x 60mm
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