# How to generate electricity from salt water

For science student it's not a new theory that salt water acts as a conductor and can transfer electricity, I have experimented this before where I have a network cable divided in halve and the wire widely exposed, all I needed to do was add salt to the water and place the network cables in it, it took about 3-5 minutes to respond but the internet connected through salt water.

So I have watched another video where what am about to tell you was experimented, this experiment was successful that is why I am sharing this with you. Don't forget to like and follow.

What you will need.

1. Cup or Beaker

3. Water

4. Salt

5. Insulated Copper wire

6. 9 volt battery

7. Aluminum Foil

8. Tongue depressors or Popsicle sticks

Now the steps to generating electricity with Salt water:

1. Wrap two tongue depressors in aluminum foil. These will be your electrodes.

2. Cut three 6-inch pieces of insulated copper wire and strip a half-inch of insulation off each end.

3. Connect one end of a wire to the positive terminal of the battery hold it in place with masking tape. (If you are using a battery cap, connect it to the red wire.)

4. Connect the other end of the wire to the light bulb socket. (Just wrap the wire around the bottom of the bulb, if you don't have a socket. You may have to secure it with tape.)

5. Take the second piece of wire and connect the light bulb socket with one of the electrodes. Use masking tape to stick the bare end of the wire on the aluminum foil near the top the electrode.

6. Use the third piece of wire to connect the negative terminal of the battery with the other electrode.

7. Test out your circuit by touching the two electrodes together. This should complete the circuit and allow electricity to flow from one terminal of the battery to the other, lighting up the light bulb in the process. If the bulb doesn't light up, check your wire connections to make sure they are all secure and then try again.

So there we have it, you might ask yourself how come, Salt contains Sodium ions and chlorine ions, so when you put salt inside water the ions float freely, this ions are what will carry or transfer electricity through the water.

Try this out and tell me your experience.

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