Electrocute a Pickle

Demo

A pickle is connected to an AC switch

Concept Overview:

1. Alternating current excites sodium electrons in a pickle

Lecturer Procedure

Step(s) to Follow Expected Result
Turn switch to the on position.

Current will begin to flow through the pickle; 

Pickle will light up, smoke, and sizzle, but it will not dry out.

 

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Identifier: 
E&M: C - 008