Museum of Science and Industry

Build an Electric Motor

Step 4 of 11: Wrap the loose ends

Take the long end of the wire, bisect the coil and wrap it once around the opposite side of the coil. Take the other loose end of wire and wrap it once around its side of the coil. The two “arms” should be directly opposite each other.

Museum Hours
  • Daily from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    Open daily except Thanksgiving and Christmas
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Museum Location
Museum of Science+Industry
5700 S. Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60637
1 (773) 684-1414
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