The Little Electric Car That You Can Build With Your Children

The little electric car that you can build with your children

This video tutorial shows us how we can build our own electric car  using an AA battery, a pair of disc magnets and aluminum foil. It is so simple that it only circulates in a straight line, if you experiment with magnets you will see that it can take different directions. An ideal project to do with the little ones in the house. Its purpose is merely recreational and educational.

Related: How to make a toy car solar home.

This project provides the two main ingredients of an electric motor: a flow of electric current and a strong magnetic field. The aluminum foil is conductive so it closes the circuit between the two poles and the battery, forming a magnetic field that makes the car move.

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