Experiments: Batteries

    Research output: NRELFact Sheet


    This short fact sheet provides a description of some of the chemistry behind basic batteries. It is intended to be a simplified explanation to help teachers and students understand the basics of reduction/potential coupled reactions and how the movement of electrons produces voltage.
    Original languageAmerican English
    Number of pages2
    StatePublished - 2022

    NREL Publication Number

    • NREL/FS-6A42-82715


    • batteries
    • chemistry
    • engineering
    • K-12
    • NREL Education
    • redox reactions
    • STEM


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