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Explain how it works/doesn’t work using scientific terminology:
By turning the handle, the rubber band on the wheel drives DCmotor to transmit electricity to the LED light. A generator is a device that converts mechanical energy into electrical energy, my product shows how does DC motor can be converted into a Generator to produce the electrical energy.
Both motors and generators run because of something called electromagnetic induction. It’s discovered by Michael Faraday. The voltage is created through motion. The amount of voltage induced depends on the number of loops in the coil of wire, as well as the speed at which the magnet is moved through the coil. A greater number of coils means a greater amount of voltage is induced. Similarly, the faster the magnet is moved through the coil, the more voltage you get.
In my product, when I turn the handle, the rubber band rotating the gear and then the gear spin the DC motor. A generator produces electricity by rotating a coil in a stationary magnetic field, and in a motor, a current is passed through a coil, which forces it to spin.
Explain the areas you were successful in the product/process
- I think I’m better at planning and managing my time because I can basically follow my original plan.
- I learned how to use different materials, tools, and methods during the process
- My final product is working!!!!!!!!!!!!!