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The Bologna Test

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Through the bologna test, we can visualize some forms of energy transfer. You can replicate the bologna test or observe it through the video.

The bologna test is performed with a lithium primary cell, which is not rechargeable. Lithium primary cells are different from lithium-ion cells, which are rechargeable. However, you could expect a similar reaction from a lithium-ion battery.

If you decide to try it out for yourself, make sure to follow the proper procedure and safety guidelines outlined in the student guide.

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