Picture of How to build a generator
Materials needed
-electrical tape
-a magnet
-Copper wire
-2 electrical wires
-A light bulb
-Something to wrap the copper wire around ( a weight).
- A wooden rod
- A shoelace (optional).

Step 1: Wrapping the copper wire

Picture of Wrapping the copper wire
Take your copper wire and wrap it around something ( I used a weight). Once wrapped take off of object and using electrical tape secure around sides so it does not become uncoiled.
lgulam1 year ago

How much voltage does this experiment produce, and what kind of magnet is that? can you please tell it in a specific way so that I can buy those items specifically without any errors... Please... Reply Immediately, I will yous this experiment for my Science Investigatory Project, and I will assure you that you will become part of my acknowledgement...

wfarnham2 years ago
what kind of magnet is it???
is it a normal Neodymium magnet or is it a diametrically magnetised Magnet???
how bright the light glow?any pics.
Alex Mercer3 years ago
An AC bulb? Oh God! Impossible!
wsollish (author)  Alex Mercer3 years ago
yes part of tweaking it includes getting a new bulb is part of it. I only used this bulb because it was easier to show people on.