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This edition: Electrochemistry: The Chemistry of Batteries

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This lesson sheds light on the amazing world of batteries. Did you ever wonder why some batteries can be recharged while others are simply thrown away? What about why some rechargeable batteries should be completely discharged before recharging while other rechargeable batteries can be used with no such concern? What is the reasoning for the various shapes and sizes of batteries? Despite the fact there are many different batteries and uses for batteries, they all share some common components. This lesson will introduce you to these components and help you better understand the workings behind the batteries from the past, present and even the future.