Museum of Science and Industry


Build an Electric Motor

Step 9 of 11: Tape the wires

Take the free ends of the wires that are attached to the paper-clip holders and tape them to each end of the battery.

Safety note: Batteries can become hot when wires are attached to them.


Museum Hours
  • Extended hours through Sept. 1:
    Daily from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 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
Getting Here

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