TTJ4C - During this activity students will test the operation of an automotive battery and make a determination as to its condition. Students will perform an open circuit voltage test and a load test on a battery. General battery handling safety is covered in detail. The project usually takes 3 periods.Groups of students use instructional resources to work on a variety of challenges related to different topics. Each group of students creates a Plan of Action (POA) showing how they are going to approach the challenge, each POA is reviewed by the instructor. Students do not proceed to work on the challenge until their POA has been approved. Student reads an information book about battery safety and operation. Teacher assesses knowledge gained. Student follows steps in the Activity Guide to use the Load Tester and record readings. Retraining on safety is advised annually.