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Subject: How does a D-cell battery work?

Date: Fri May 19 19:23:44 2000
Posted by Rich Tuckwiler
Grade level: 4-6 School: Faria A+ School
City: Cupertino State/Province: CA Country: Santa Clara
Area of science: Physics
ID: 958778624.Ph

I need to explain this to fifth graders. Is there a difference between the 
fow of electrons and the flow of current? Is one negative to positive and 
the other the reverse?  Also, how does this flow relate to the "left hand" 
or right hand' rule? and how does all this relate to the workings of a D-

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