Looking for a fun, easy science experiment for kids? This lemon battery project from Maker Lab is a science fair classic, and a great addition to a classroom lesson plan. Download the step-by-step project below for a surefire fun day for your child or students.
Created in association with the Smithsonian Institution and supporting STEM education initiatives, Maker Lab includes 28 kid-safe projects and crafts that will get young inventors' wheels turning and make science pure fun. Each step-by-step activity is appropriate for kids ages 8-12 and ranked easy, medium, or hard, with an estimated time frame for completion. Requiring only household materials, young makers can build an exploding volcano, race balloon rocket cars, construct a solar system, make a lemon battery, and more.