Make a

More Advanced Motor


Now, let’s make a more advanced motor that looks and works more like the kind we see everyday. Y Most small electric motors use permanent magnets and some type of coil, or multiple coils, to convert electric current into an alternating electromagnetic field that can attract or repel the permanent magnets. Y By carefully timing this alternating attraction and repelling, we can move the coil and create motion.




safety glasses
fine-grit sandpaper, 200 grit or more
needlenose pliers (optional)

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