Niamh's Research

Google Search: ways to generate power
http://www.sikantisearth.com/earth/?p=129 Some interesting things, not to helpful but does talk about wheels on a bike turning and creating electricity and has link in which there is a video of it.

Google Search: simple way to make a generator
http://www.eskimo.com/~billb/amateur/coilgen.html Video and directions of making a pretty simple looking generator. May need to generate more power, but is something to build off of.

Google Search: simply ways to generate power
http://www.squidoo.com/simplewaystogenerateelectricity Probably was a waste of time but it had an interesting slightly over 1 minute video on Dutch scientists using kites to generate electricity

Google Search – Homemade Battery
http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20070509111705AAQKmqd Helpful a bit, but probably just an idea to base something off.
http://www.geocities.com/capecanaveral/lab/1287/hb.html Shows the voltage of lemon and pepper.
Yahoo Answer Question
http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20080911172853AA9MlSD No answers yet.

Google Search - shake generator
http://www.sciencebuddies.org/science-fair-projects/project_ideas/Elec_p020.shtml This seems like something that could be made really easily. I think it will only make less then 2.1 volts though.
From Previous Website
http://www.creative-science.org.uk/gensimple1.html Much Simplier directions to the Previous one. It uses film canisters and wire and a magnet, kind of like the other generator.

Google Search: wind cardboard turbine build
http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-Savonius-turbine/ Could work but might take time…

Google Search: make a homemade battery
http://www.supreme-imports.co.uk/useful-information-batteries-how-to-make-a-battery.htm Could be helpful, not sure of the power of this battery.
http://www.schoolinyourhome.com/science/battery.htm This is like the one above with some slight changes… for instance, salt instead of lemon juice.
http://www.exo.net/~pauld/summer_institute/summer_day15current/saltwaterbattery.html Just another way to do it, this looked more powerful then the previous one.
http://www.hanssummers.com/radio/homebrew/battery/index.htm This seemed really helpful and powerful….
http://blog.makezine.com/archive/2008/01/how_to_make_a_homemade_ba.html That was just interesting, really won’t work for our project

Google Search - Water Battery
http://www.metacafe.com/watch/877015/free_energy_make_electricity_out_of_tap_water_water_batteries/ video on making battery
http://www.exo.net/~pauld/summer_institute/summer_day15current/saltwaterbattery.html that was helpful for mix.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V_P27iln1Qk&feature=related good, showed me voltage.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eztcSWZpfJg&feature=related
From Shelby's Page
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I1-821l1tjY What i am going to research

http://www.howstuffworks.com/battery.htm about batteries, to help me with my 2 page writing.

Research From Introduction To Lab Report
http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/generator Just a quick look at the dictionary definiton of Generator.
http://mysolarstop.com/cart/images/torchcharger%5B1%5D.jpg The picture I used in the introduction

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