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Station 7: Making electricity***

There was electricity (electrons) flowing in the circuit that included your train. There was electricity flowing in all the simple circuits you have made.

Where does this electricity come from?

There are four main sources of electricity:

  • chemical cells
  • generators
  • piezoelectric effect
  • solar cells.

You will investigate some aspects of these sources in the following activities.

Activity 1: Sources of electric charges
Activity 2: An electricity generator

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