magnet project

  1. Hidden Magnet Car Key Holder

    Hidden Magnet Car Key Holder
    Have you ever lost your car keys? We know, it’s the worst! Just as you’re about to leave the house you realize you have absolutely no idea where you put them. But what if there was a way to ensure that they’ll always be in the same place every time you go to look for them? Continue reading →
  2. 2016 Apex Holiday Gift Guide

    2016 Apex Holiday Gift Guide
    With the holiday season just getting started, that annual quest to find friends and family the perfect gifts returns. It seems like some people just get harder to shop for every year and searching for presents can be stressful! Luckily, Apex is here to help! Take a look at some of these unique and exciting gifts that are sure to put a smile on your loved ones’ faces this holiday season! Continue reading →
  3. Understanding the Meissner Effect

    Understanding the Meissner Effect
    The world of magnetism is downright vast. From astrophysics to arts and crafts, it plays a large role in many areas of life. What we don’t always hear about is the science behind magnetism—the ins and outs of what makes it work and how these theories can be applied. Continue reading →
  4. DIY Electromagnetic Coil Train

    DIY Electromagnetic Coil Train
    Many tech developers, including Elon Musk, are working on magnetic hyperloop trains. These mass-transit vehicles would be capable of traveling at unseen speeds and totally revolutionize the way many people commute and travel. Continue reading →
  5. Tips for Handling Ferrofluid

    Tips for Handling Ferrofluid
    If you’ve ever used ferrofluid for a science experiment or project, you know it can get everywhere. While it’s one of the coolest magnetic products available, it’s extremely messy and difficult to clean. Here are some tips to help you clean ferrofluid residue off your work surface so you’re prepared for your next experiment. Continue reading →
  6. DIY Magnetic Field Bottle

    DIY Magnetic Field Bottle
    It seems like there is no end to what you can do with magnets! Here’s a simple DIY for making a magnetic field sensory bottle. This little guy is a cool desk accessory for the office as well as great way to demonstrate the powers of magnetism. Continue reading →
  7. 5 Summer Magnet Hacks

    5 Summer Magnet Hacks
    Now that the summer Sun is peeking out of the clouds and bringing some warm weather, you’re probably eager to get outside. After spending all winter cooped up making grand plans for summer, it’s finally time to get started! Whether you’re hosting a barbecue, a picnic, or even planting your annual garden, here are a few ways really strong magnets can make your life easier: Continue reading →
  8. Make Your Own Magnetic Battery Connector from E-Waste

    Make Your Own Magnetic Battery Connector from E-Waste
    Every year Americans throw away 9.4 million tons of electronics including mobile phones, computers, TVs, fax machines, and more. All of this e-waste represents untapped sources of useful materials like batteries, copper, and even gold. Instead of throwing away old electronics, you can reuse the parts. Here’s how to use magnets to re-purpose old laptop batteries into a battery connector: Continue reading →
  9. Science Experiment: Dancing Magnet Motor

    Science Experiment: Dancing Magnet Motor
    Whether you’re interested in science, art, dancing, or a combination of all three, you’ll love this science experiment. With powerful magnets and copper wire, you can upcycle a battery while also learning about homopolar motors and the Lorentz force. Get started! Continue reading →
  10. DIY Magnetic Socket Holder

    DIY Magnetic Socket Holder
    If there’s one thing that sockets and socks have in common, it’s that for some reason they both always disappear. Because they are so small it makes them easy to lose, plus most boxes that they come in don’t keep them in their proper spots after initially opening it. One of the good things about them is that they are relatively cheap compared to other tools, which means you probably have multiple sets. To help you complete your sets, or keep your current set in one place we’ve put together a DIY magnet project that will keep them all in one, secure place. Continue reading →

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