What are Galvanic Cells?
This post will take you through an introduction of galvanic cells for VCE Chemistry.
You will discover their purpose as primary cells and as portable or fixed chemical energy storage devices that can produce electricity (details of specific cells not required) including common design features (anode, cathode, electrolytes, salt bridge and separation of half-cells) and chemical processes (electron and ion flows, half-equations and overall equations).
Check out the video below to learn more about how they work:
This video offers an animated video os a copper-zinc battery.
An example of this is a fuel cell.
This video is another explanation on galvanic cells that students may find useful.
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