For our project in our Science subject, we were tasked to do an experiment that is related to physics. These experiments that we’re going to do is going to be exhibited I think about next week, so that other people can also see the experiment.
Firstly, I searched up easy experiments to do and I decided to test out match stick rockets as my first try. It really didn’t really turn out that great and the rockets won’t fly.
The second experiment that I did was a homopolar motor. Now this is the one that I really had trouble finding materials. Luckily, I was able to borrow a really strong neodymium magnet from an old classmate of mine. I tested it out, but to no luck it also won’t work. I thought that it was just a weak battery so I decided to buy some brand new ones. Well… it still didn’t work and I’m actually getting stressed over this experiment project.
Third experiment is a homemade compass. It needs the presence of a magnet, a needle, and a cork or a bottle cap. I managed to do this one, but it’s too simple and really easy to do. It doesn’t really provide that much impact and interest as an experiment that needs to be exhibited.
Fourth experiment that I did also involves magnetism. This one is really simple. What I did was I attached a paper clip onto a piece of string and made it look like into a kite. The whole experiment is really easy, all that is needed to do is bring the kite with paperclip close to the magnet, so it would seem like the kite is floating non-stop. I decided that this experiment was also too simple, so I kept looking for other experiments to do.
Fifth experiment is matchstick rockets again, but this time a whole new way of constructing it, I managed to make it fly but it’s not really that high. I’ll buy new materials on the weekends and hopefully I will stick to do this experiment. I mean, who doesn’t love rockets? They’re really fun and explosive, especially when you’re the one lighting it.