Fuel Cells

This humorous video segment includes prominent roles for NPR's Robert Krulwhich and the Car Talk hosts. It highlights the electrochemical reaction that takes place within a hydrogen fuel cell and explores the challenges of producing the pure hydrogen that fuels it.

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This is a good addition to a unit on energy.

Could be used in a chemistry class that is doing an electrolysis experiment, and would fit well in an environmental science class when alternative energy options are explored.

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