How to generate electricity

A two-minute video showing how to generate electricity by spinning a magnet in a coil of wire.

Follow our step-by-step slideshow.

An image showing the items needed for the experiment such as a ruler, sandpaper, wire cutters, coil, sellotape, bar magnets and a pen

WHAT YOU NEED: stationery to make a small box, cardboard, insulated wire, wire cutters and sandpaper, an LED bulb and strong ceramic bar magnets.

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