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Research projects for undergraduates should satisfy several conditions with regards to the physical insight, experimental manipulation, data analyses, and time for the experimental run that are required of the students. These conditions are satisfied by the study of dipole relaxations in dielectric materials using the method of ionic thermocurrents (ITC). ITC can be used to determine the concentration, activation energy, and relaxation time of dipoles in a dielectric. The necessary equipment and some possible research projects are discussed.