DIY: Electricity Generator

Worksheet for Educators to be used in-class.

Materials Required:

No Material Qty Vendor
1 Piece of Cardboard  1 Scrap
1 CD  1 Scrap
2 Copper Coil (23 gauge) 100 grams Mumbai: Lohar Chawl
3 Neodymium Magnets (Dia 60 mm) 2
4 Sand Paper 1 Mumbai: Gulaal Wadi/ Any paint shop.
5 Tape/ Glue 1 Local Stationery
6 Scissors 1 Local Stationery

Concepts Explored:

  1. Electromagnetic Induction

Reasons why the DC Generator project may not work:

  1. The magnets are not strong enough.
  2. The copper coil does not have enough turns.
  3. The copper coil and magnets are not close enough.

Further External Resources:

  1. Video – Arvind Gupta – How to make a DC Generator
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