It is time for an electrifying Science Sunday! We all use batteries almost every day, but do you know exactly how a battery works? Today we are going to show you the importance of those positive and negatives charges in the battery to power your devices. If you want to see something absolutely shocking, watch the full video below. You will see a very interesting-looking device on the table in front of us. This is going to help us see exactly what is happening in our electrical current.
Aoife Ryle is a STEM Educator at the Connecticut Science Center. In addition to working with school groups, she works with our Teen Program, Overnights department, and shoots weekly science segments for WFSB. She has a degree in Bioengineering from the University of Maine and has a personal interest in the life sciences and engineering which makes bioengineering a perfect crossover.
Mark Dixon is a meteorologist on WFSB Channel 3 Eyewitness News and a host of the weekly Science Sunday segments with the Connecticut Science Center. He has been nominated for several Emmy awards for weather anchoring and has won awards from the Connecticut Associated Press Broadcaster’s Association and the American Meteorological Society.