Electromagnet With Bang

Purpose

To illustrate the force which can be exerted by a small electromagnet.◙
 

Equipment

Electromagnet with D-cell on stand with iron brick.◙

 

Setup Time

5 min.
 

    Images

    j6-01

    Description

    An electromagnet operated by a single flashlight battery holds up an iron brick as in the photograph.◙Remove battery to allow brick to fall, awakening your students.◙