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Does Water Conduct Electricity

In this video we investigate why neither pure water nor pure salt conduct electricity but salt water does. We demonstrate this using a simple circuit and a variety of fluids.

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MIT Engineering K-12 Video Pilot 2

MIT Engineering K-12 Video Pilot 2

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