Homemade Electromagnet

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Turn electricity in magnetism in your spare time with this simple procedure involved in this experiment.

Materials: copper winding, screw, battery, staples


1. Take the copper winding and unwind it into a straight fashion.

2. Wind the copper coil around the screw several times until you have two shorts ends of wire sticking out from the screw.

3. Separate the staples apart from each other into single staples.

4. Attach one end of the battery to one end of the wire and the other end of the battery to the other wire end.

5. Your electromagnet is complete and can be used attract any steel object to it.



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    2 years ago

    i needed to make this for school and this site helped me they took me through the steps but i still did not understand so i watched the video below and i did it