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How to Make the Simplest Electric Motor

How to Make the Simplest Electric Motor

You have one drywall screw, one 1.5 V alkaline cell, six inches of plain copper wire, one small neodymium disk magnet, and no other tools or supplies. You have 30 seconds to make an electric motor running in excess of ten thousand RPM. Can you do it? Surprisingly enough, you can. This is an excellent student project that can teach them the basics of an electric motor.... Show More

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