Take a spin with this homemade motor. Using readily available materials, students can truly get a feel for the link between electricity and magnetism with this lively gadget. The following motor design grew out of experimentation with various models described in popular science reference materials. Favorable characteristics of these models have been combined with several of the author's original features to increase motor durability and reliability.
Iowa Science Teachers Journal
© Copyright 1985 by the Iowa Academy of Science
"How to Make a Simple Motor . . . That Works!,"
Iowa Science Teachers Journal: Vol. 22
, Article 6.
Available at: https://scholarworks.uni.edu/istj/vol22/iss2/6