Magnets are one of the most fun things to experiment with. With a few materials you can easily make your own electromagnet.
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Step 1: Materials
- Insulated Copper wire - thin insulation is best, I used crocodile clips and enamelled wired, which is also called magnet wire
- A Battery
- An Iron Nail - as used in my 'How To Copper Coat An Iron Nail' video see that here.
- Iron filings
- Paper clips