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Iron and Magnets

This lesson provides general backround on magnets, and suggests several classroom activities involving magnets and iron filings. These include 

  • identifying magnetic materials
  • staging paper clip battles
  • finding the north pole of a magnet
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Average: 3 (7 votes)
25-Jan-13 guy bar magnet with field lines
A Survey of Simple Electric Motors

This lesson provides general background on motors and surveys a number of projects for constructing simple motors.

Motors teach us about several of the basic ideas of electromagnetism, but the fundamental operation of a motor rests on only two simple principles:

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Average: 3.5 (2 votes)
24-Jan-13 guy