How Do Electromagnets Work?


Electromagnets, also known as temporary magnets, work by using electricity to create magnetism. A coil is used to create a north and south end.
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How Do Electromagnets Work?
Electromagnets work by using electricity to create magnetism, and they also use a coil to create a north and south end. Discover how electromagnets are different than permanent magnets with information from a science teacher in this free video on... More »
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An electromagnets is a relatively simple device, consisting of a wire that is coiled around a core. When electricity is fed through the wire, it sets electrons in motion creating and magnetic field around the wire.
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