lessons that use compass

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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
  • maki...
Average: 3 (7 votes)
25 Jan 2013 guy bar magnet with field lines
Basic Electromagnets

This lesson provides some general background on electromagnets and describes three simple activities for students to explore on their own. For reference, it also includes formulas for the magnetic field strength around several common types of electromagnets.

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Average: 2.8 (4 votes)
25 Jan 2013 guy wire solenoid with bolt