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    • 2 Large Iron Nails (such as 10d 3")
    • 2 Large Iron Bolts or Screws (same diameter and length as nail)
    • Insulated Conducting Wire (small gauge 20-28 AWG)
      • 2 12-inch lengths

      • 2 24-inch lengths

    • 2 D Size Batteries
    • Electrical Tape
    • 1 Container of Iron Filings
    • 1 Piece of White Paper
    • 1 Box Small Paperclips
    • Wire Strippers 
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    Figure \(\PageIndex{1}\): Large Iron Nail www.bestmaterials.com
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    Figure \(\PageIndex{2}\): Large Iron Bolt or Screw
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    Figure \(\PageIndex{3}\): Standed Insulated Copper Wire

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