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Microbial Fuel Cell Kit

Item # 210000

Advanced—For experienced high school and college classes; requires some technical skill.

Use this high-quality fuel cell in an exciting cross-curricular lab that explores cellular respiration, electrical currents, microbiology, and the need for alternative fuels.

Price

$280.00

In stock and available to ship.

Advanced—For experienced high school and college classes; requires some technical skill.

  • Investigate cellular respiration
  • Explore an alternative fuel source
  • See microbes in a new light

Use this high-quality fuel cell in an exciting cross-curricular lab that explores cellular respiration, electrical currents, microbiology, and the need for alternative fuels.

The fuel cell uses the metabolic activity of ordinary baker's yeast to create a small electric current; its design is based on original research done by Dr. Peter Bennetto, formerly of King's College, London. Chemicals arrive dry, in premeasured amounts.

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Product Families Featuring This Item:

 
Components Qty Included?
Cation-Exchange Membrane 1 Included
Fuel Cell with 2 Sets of Neoprene Gaskets 1 Included
Glucose, 3.6 g 1 Included
Methylene Blue, 0.11 g 1 Included
Potassium Hexacyanoferrate, 0.392 g 1 Included
Red Electrode 1 Included
Black Electrode 1 Included
Sodium Phosphate 1 Included
Whiz-Away™ Wipe Cloth 1 Included
Teacher's Manual 1 Included
Serological Pipets or Syringes (for measuring fluid and loading the cell) Needed, Not included
Active Dry Yeast Needed, Not included
Digital Voltmeter (that measures 0.4–0.6 V and 1–50 mA) Needed, Not included
Distilled Water Needed, Not included
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