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How do generators work?

posted May 6, 2018, 4:52 AM by Barbara Fortunato   [ updated May 12, 2018, 2:46 PM ]
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Today, we'll take a look at how generators work.  We'll explore some real life generators and do a Thinking Lab about Generators.  By doing this lab, you should have a good idea about how generators work. 

If you are not in class, check out the videos below:

Here's how generators work:

AC Generator (Creative Learning)

Check out this homemade generator:

AC Generator (Michael Melloch)

Homework:  By Tuesday, May 15th, finish A ONLY of Electromagnetism Problems A&B, and check yourself with Answers to Electromagnetism Problems A&B.  Test on all of magnetism and induction Wednesday, May 23th.