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How To Make An Electromagnet

By Go-Repairs

Magnets are one of the most fun things to experiment with. With a few materials you can easily make your own electromagnet.

Harness the power of electromagnets

List of 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


(Optional Materials)


  • Iron filings

  • Paper clips

Materials Needed

nextarrow To help you see the results you need iron filings or paper clips. Materials are crocodile clips, iron nail, magnet wire and a battery How to make an electromagnet