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IN Science & Technology ON 18 Mar, 2016
When life gives you lemons, make lemonade, we all have heard about it. But, how about igniting the fire with lemon!
Sounds dangerous, right? Well, you can actually make a lemon battery quite easily and this all is possible because of miraculous science.
Now, let's get to the basics. As you know, electricity gets generated by dissolving zinc into acid, and this leads to a chemical reaction called oxidation-reduction. And, it is well known that lemon contains citric acid so, it is quite easy to use it for that purpose.
Check out below how you can start a fire with lemon.
Look at it that it's neither raw nor extremely ripe.
Especially, those who go for camping often.
Make sure you carry these alongwith lemon on your camping trips.
This is indeed something amazing and unimaginable.
..stick copper fasteners into the fruit.
some zinc nails should be added.
Make the connection in a diagonal fashion.
The other insulated wire should be attached to the free zinc nail.
This is done for creating a short-circuit.
And finally, you made a fire out of a lemon!
Don't forget to be careful if you ever try this out.
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