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Batteries

Ever wonder how something as small as a double-A battery can power your CD player, your flashlight, or a remote control? If so, you’ll definitely want to check out BrainPOP’s movie about batteries! In it, Tim and Moby explain exactly how batteries are able to convert stored chemical energy into electrical power. You’ll learn about all the relevant parts of a battery, from anode to electrolyte. You’ll also learn why a battery has to be part of a circuit in order to work properly and in what sorts of places you can find a battery. So check out the BrainPOP movie on batteries — you’re sure to get a charge out of it!

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