Virtual Camp 2018 Science Lesson 6: Simple Motors Electrical Science

Virtual Camp: Summer of Science​Lesson ​6: ​Mighty (Simple) Motor

Lesson ​6: ​Mighty (Simple) Motor

Date:​ Aug. 17, 2018

Welcome to Lesson ​6 of the Virtual Camp from Metro Parent and Michigan Science Center!

On your mark, get set … science! Motors are marvelous, whether they’re in your parent’s car or your home’s air conditioning. But how do these contraptions work? Rev up your engines for this experiment that gets deeper into this branch of science. Watch the video first for a visual how-to. Then scroll down to get your free guide packed with directions, trivia and resources. After that, take the quiz to score great prizes. Remember to snap pix of all the fun you’re having and post to Instagram with the hashtag #MPcamp for a chance at winning a $25 Amazon gift card, too!

1. Watch the experiment.

(Embed video code here. See last year’s HTML for how we did it; be sure to add the code to turn off related videos at the end!)

2. Download your free guide.Power up the fun by making your own motor – and find out other factoids about electricity and motor science.

3. Take the quizTest your science smarts. Take one quiz to win a free general-admission pass to the Michigan Science Center (good Aug. 19-Dec. 31, 2018). And one lucky kid will win $1,000 for college!

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