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Lab #37.4 Magnetism: Generator Activator
Lab #37.4 Magnetism: Generator Activator

Purpose In this activity, students will investigate electromagnetic induction, the principle behind electric generators. Discussion In 1820, Hans Christian Ørsted found that electricity could create magnetism. Scientists were convinced that if electricity could create magnetism, magnetism could create electricity. Still,...

Genecon and Lost Energy
Genecon and Lost Energy

Talk about hands on! Students love interacting with Genecons. There's such a direct connection between cranking the handle and producing electricity. In my energy conservation unit, for example, students can experience energy as electrical current plus heat, sound and electromagnet...