Magnetism and Electric Motors. 4 th grade electric experiment. Jim Neathery, neathery @caer.uky.edu University of Kentucky, Center for Applied Energy Research 2540 Research Park Dr., Lexington, KY 40511 859-257-0259. Outline. Experiment Objectives Materials Procedure
This activity is an adaptation of the motor described in the websites listed on the last slide.
This presentation is mainly focused on helpful tips to successfully complete the activity.
To learn about how an electric motor works and how to make a magnet from electricity.
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5. Attach one wire to the (+) side and one wire to the (-) side of the battery post.
8. Carefully mount the motor coil onto the paper clips and gently give it a spin.