Electromagnets - How Can Electricity Create a Magnet?

If you wrap wire around a screw and run an electric current through it, you create an electromagnet. What once had no magnetic pull is then able to pick up other metal materials. Marshall Brain demonstrates this for the camera in the comfort of his kitchen. At the conclusion of the video, he suggests experiments for your class to try.

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4th - 8th
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