A blockbusters quiz that covers basic ideas about magnets and magnetism
Detailed practical instructions and other notes that explain how to demonstrate the force on a current carrying wire in a magnetic field.
Detailed practical instructions and other notes that explain how to demonstrate electromagnetic induction.
Instructions for how to make a very simple electric motor with a battery, screw, magnet and piece of wire.
How to make a simple motor with copper wire, a strong magnet and a battery.
Detailed instructions on how to make a very simple generator from a film canister, coil of wire, strong magnet and LED.
Fun, interactive research-based simulations of physical phenomena that you can download or run from the site – this one covers the field around a bar magnet, electromagnets, pickup coils, transformers and generators.
Instructions on how to make a very simple motor using a battery, screw, magnet and piece of wire.
Excellent interactive animation that show what happens in an AC circuit, and the impact of adding a capacitor.
Excellent animation that shows clearly how transformers and generators work.
A short activity that revises how electricity is produced in a dynamo.
A site that explains how motors work, including commutators and brushes