Duality of Matter 2

Physics SSS3 First Term


Duality of Matter

Performance Objectives

Students should be able to;

  1. Construct a battery
  2. Electroplate a suitable electrode.

Electric Cell


An electric cell is a device used to generate the electric force required to move the electrons through the internal and external electric circuit. There are primary and secondary cells.

1. Primary cells: Primary cells are cells that cannot be recharged. They give out electrical energy directly from its stored energy. Examples are:

(i) Simple cell

(ii) Daniel cell

(iii) Leclanche cell.

2. Secondary cells (Accumulators): they are cells which can be recharged and cannot generate.... View More

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