Science and Home Schooling
The Simplest DC Motor?
Take a large paper clip and open according to the views in order from left to right in
the picture above.
Wrap the magnet wire around the end of a broom stick handle ten times leaving
approx. 5 inches extra on both ends. Slide the loop off the handle.and take the ends of
the wire and wrap them around the loops. Start by taking one end and going inside the loop
wrapping around the loops and going back inside again. Do this to both end until the two
wires are 180 degrees from each other. Straighten the ends and hold loop vertically over a
table as shown in the next picture and sand the enamel off lightly and do this to the
Tape the magnet to battery as shown the in picture. Tape on the motor supports as
shown. Set the finished loop in mounts and and this wonderfully simple motor is
1.5 V D-Cell Battery
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