Gather all materials.
Stretch rubber bands over cup.
Wrap bare copper wire around the pencil.
Put coiled copper wire in rubber bands.
Clamp the alligator clips to the wires.
Wrap the enameled copper wire around the D-Cell battery.
Connect the circuit as shown above. Connect one alligator clip to the battery holder, the battery holder to the switch, and the switch to the alligator clip.
Now stick the enameled copper wire, (sanded), into the the bare copper wire loops.
Put the magnet on top of the cup and under the enameled copper wire.
- 1.0 Dcell battery
- 3.0 Coated wires
- 1.0 Flexible magnet
- 1.0 Sand paper- 2 square inches
- 2.0 Alligator clips
- 2.0 Bare copper wires
- 1.0 Battery holder
- 1.0 Screw driver
- 2.0 Rubber bands
- 1.0 Enameled copper wire
- 1.0 Switch
- 1.0 Plastic cup