Electromagnets

Richelle Stiles

What is an electromagnet?

A soft metal core made into a magnet by the passage of electric current through the coil around it. It works because, an electric current produces a magnetic field. William Sturgeon invented the electromagnet by self-educating himself.

Examples of electromagnets used in everyday life

Vacuum cleaner

Washing machine

Speaker

What Are Electromagnets? (Mr. Wizard)