Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 25 - Think and Explain: 82

Answer

When the coil is waved and twisted in the air, the coil cuts through the Earth's magnetic field.

Work Step by Step

This changes the number of magnetic field lines that pass through the coil, which induces a voltage and a current.
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