A short article based on an extract from Topics in Safety, Topic 17 (Electricity), which is freely available to Association for Science Education (
ASE Health and Safety Group
As part of the new 'How science works' programme of study for key stage 4 (14-16 year-olds) taught in England and Wales, alternative layo
Learn how to set up a hydrogen fuel cell by extending an activity most schools already do – the electrolysis of ‘water’.
Well, of course you know that a battery is made of cells in series, but I have just discovered a great way to show this to a class.