Michael Faraday was a 19th century English scientist who is credited with many great discoveries in the realm of physics and chemistry, specifically on the relationship between current and magnets, and electrochemistry.
Current is the flow of electrons from one place to another, and is how electricity is carried. Currents are known to create their own magnetic fields, and the movement of magnets is known to induce, or create, current in a wire. In this lab, you will recreate Faraday’s famous experiment by building a solenoid (a coil of wire) and experimenting with magnets to produce current.
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