How To Make An Electromagnet

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How to make an electromagnet

Harness the power of electromagnets

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

Materials are crocodile clips, iron nail, magnet wire and a battery
To help you see the results you need iron filings or paper clips.

Materials Needed

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

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