jkesterman
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Shaking up some Energy

Postby jkesterman » Sat Nov 01, 2014 10:46 am

I was only able to light up 3 lights with 6 magnets. We were unable to light up any more than 3 lights. Are these normal results?

norman40
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Re: Shaking up some Energy

Postby norman40 » Wed Nov 05, 2014 8:42 am

Hello jkesterman,

I'm assuming that you are working on the project described here (or something similar):

http://www.sciencebuddies.org/science-f ... ml#summary

I don't know if it is unusual to light only 3 bulbs. But it sounds like your project is working at least partly. Have you checked to make sure that all of your bulbs are properly connected? Also, do you have enough wire wrapped around your coil?

I hope this helps. Please post again if you have more questions

A. Norman


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