Ryan Miller


An electromagnetic is often made of soft iron, that is temporarily magnetized by an electric current flowing through a coil that surrounds it.

How Does a Electromagnet Work?

makes elecricity flow through one end to the other.

Who Invented the Electromagnet?

William Sturgeon

How was the Electromagnet Invented?

The first electromagnet was a horseshoe-shaped piece of iron that was wrapped with a loosely wound coil of several turns. When a current was passed through the coil; the electromagnet became magnetized and when the current was stopped the coil was de-magnetized.

3 ways you use Elcetromagnets Daily

1) Light switch

2) Television

3) Hard drive