10 STEM projects to try out at home

1. Build a battery with spare change

Whether it's burning time during quarantine or just looking for upcoming summer pastimes, these activities are great for STEM-lovers of all ages. 

With a few simple materials including pennies, sand paper, and vinegar, you can easily build a battery with spare change. The battery can power a small calculator or LED bulb. 

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By Macy Bayern

Macy Bayern is a former Associate Staff Writer for TechRepublic. She is a graduate from the University of Texas at Austin's Liberal Arts Honors Program.