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Our Experts’ Favourite Magnets: Juan Suarez-Robinson

Our Experts' Favourite Magnets

Over the next couple of weeks, our experts will be revealing their favourite magnets and the reasons why they rate them so highly. We will see everything from magnetic gifts and games to solution based magnetic applications that can be used by yourself in everyday life!

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How to create a simple electric train using magnets

Simple electric train made from a battery and magnets inside a copper coil

In this article, we are going to show you how you can create the simplest (possibly), but by far the most awesome (definitely) DIY electric train by using nothing more than  a battery, some bare copper wire and two magnets. Before you stand aghast in disbelief and tell us it can’t be done, make sure you check our article on how to make a basic electric motor with almost identical materials.

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