Batteries generate electricity through a chemical reaction between two different electrodes and one electrolyte. Use of Copper and Zinc electrodes and Sulfuric acid as electrolyte is a proven method for this process. We are wondering if we can use any other liquid as electrolyte? This gave us the idea of using a potato as electrolyte. After all a fresh potato has a lot of juice that may serve our purpose as electrolyte.

Problem: Can Potato be used to generate electricity?
Hypothesis: Potato juice contains many water soluble chemicals that may cause a chemical reaction with one or both of our electrodes. So we may get some electricity from that Material:

For this experiment we use:
*A fresh potato*
Copper Electrode
*Zinc Electrode
*A Digital or Analog Multimeter to measure Voltage or Current of produced electricity.
*Alligator clips/ Leads.
Best way to do step1)cut the potato into half.
step2)take two copper wire.
step3)clean the two wires by scrubing it properly
step4)put the two wire in cut side of the potato in the middle at a sertain distance
step5)take a LED and connect the two terminals of the LED with the end of the two copper wires.

You can see the LED glows it means that the juice of the potato generates electricity!!!