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Peanut Power – use the energy stored in a peanut to heat water.

Peanut Power – use the energy stored in a peanut to heat water.

The chemical energy stored in the peanut was released and converted into heat energy. The heat energy raised the temperature of the water in the small can.
What Do You Need ? 1. A small bag/can of unsalted, shelled peanuts 2. A cork 3. A needle 4. A large metal juice or coffee can 5. A small metal can (like a soup can) with paper label removed 6. A can opener 7. A hammer 8. A large nail 9. A metal BBQ skewer (like the kind for kebobs) 10. About a cup of water 11. A thermometer 12. Some matches or a lighter (ask an adult for help here) 13. A piece of paper and pencil to record your observations

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