|1||Insulated Copper Wire – Gauge 23||100 grams||Mumbai: Lohar Chawl|
|2||Battery 1.5 V||1||Local Stationery|
|3||Safety Pins||2||Local Stationery|
|4||Neodymium Magnet (60 mm Dia)||1||Mumbai: Lamington Road|
|5||Sandpaper||1||Mumbai: Lamington Road/ Paint Shop|
Steps to make:
Step 1: Take about 1.5 meters of copper wire and make a coil.
Step 2: Attach two safety pins to the side of the battery.
Step 3: Pass the copper coil through the ends of the safety pins.
Step 4: Place a neodymium magnet below the copper coil on the battery.
Step 5: When the current passes through the copper coil, the coil should start turning.
Reasons why the DC Motor may not work:
- Check if the ends of the copper wire have the insulation properly scraped off.
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