Discussion: Batteries

Pick one of the technologies listed in the section about batteries and fuel cells. Do a little bit of research to answer these questions and help us all learn!

  • Report a short history of battery and fuel cell technology.
  • Imagine 20 years in the future. Will this type of battery still be in use? Why or why not?¬†How do you think it will be used or how do you think that technology will evolve?
  • What is a common use of this battery not mentioned in the text?
  • If any, what are suggested replacements for this type of battery?