Free teaching materials for AQA and OCR A2 Applied Science

Cells and batteries

Students explore issues concerning different types of cells and batteries (supports OCR Unit 12). 

This resource contains:

  • Commercial cells and batteries. How cells and batteries differ and how to choose, maintain and recycle them -  STUDY SHEET 
  • The language of cells and batteries. Compiling a glossary of the technical terms used when dealing with cells and batteries - STUDY SHEET 
  • Making and testing electrochemical cells. Investigating factors that may affect the potential differences of cells - PRACTICAL SHEET 
  • Emf and internal resistance. Experimental determination of emf and internal resistance - PRACTICAL SHEET 
  • Standard electrode potentials. Calculating theoretical values for cell emf and comparing calculated and measured values - STUDY SHEET 

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