MAKE Flickr photo pool member Oskay’s son Christian built this electric motor his third grade science project, he writes – “What is a good science project and turns really fast? An electric motor! I built an electric motor for my school science project in third grade. It was fun to build and got a lot of attention at the school’s science fair. I was looking in a book for a science project idea when I saw instructions for building an electric motor. My parents approved the idea, so Windell and I went looking for parts. “ – Link.