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289 resources with the concept electromagnetism

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Electromagnitism Applications

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students experiment on magnets and electricity. In this physics instructional activity, students determine what factors affect the strength of a magnetic field. They design an experiment to determine how electromagnetic field strength...
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What is an Electromagnet?

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students give examples of electromagnet applications. In this physics lesson, students explore what makes electromagnets work. They experiment picking paper clips with it.
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Dinner in the Dark

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students differentiate an infrared image from a visible light image. For this physics lesson, students explain how infrared camera works. They research an application of infrared technology and write a report about it.
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Electromagnetic Energy and Its Spectrum

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Young scholars explain how electromagnetic radiation travel in space. In this physics lesson, students design and implement an experiment to reduce UV exposure. They discuss and share their findings in class.
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Electromagnetism - Electromagnetic Induction

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate electromagnetic induction. In this physics lesson, students construct Faraday's coil to observe what happens when a wire moves through a changing electromagnetic field. They complete lab report and present results to...
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Radio

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students explain in their own words how radios work. In this technology instructional activity, students discuss the importance of radio today. They differentiate AM and FM bands.
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Electromagnets

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders create electromagnets and determine their strength.  For this electromagnet lesson students work in pairs and complete a lab to identify current and strength. 
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Hear The Light?

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students investigate a circuit and build a flashlight transmitter. In this electricity instructional activity, students are introduced to the parts of the modulated laser and define the purpose of each part. As an assessment, students...
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Magnets

For Students 9th - 12th
In this magnets worksheet, students describe the differences between a generator and a motor, define electromagnet, and identify a circuit as parallel or series. This worksheet has 2 short answer questions, 5 fill in the blank and 18...
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Radiation from Space

For Students 9th - 12th
For this radiation worksheet, students review the different types of radiation waves that come from space and the different telescopes used to detect this radiation. This worksheet has 17 true or false questions.
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Chapter 18 Practice Questions - Physical Science Study Guide

For Teachers 7th - 8th
In this physics worksheet, students answer 6 questions regarding the properties of light, and complete a graphic organizer which shows the frequencies and wavelengths of light sources.
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Activity: Light and the Electromagnetic Spectrum

For Teachers 7th - 10th
In this physics worksheet, students complete a diagram based on the electromagnetic spectrum, and answer two short essay questions regarding infrared and ultraviolet rays, and the transmission of radio waves.
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Chloroplasts and Pigments

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this plant pigments activity, students compare the function of 3 types of pigments: chlorophylls, carotenoids, and phycobilins. This activity has 23 fill in the blank, 3 drawing, and 2 short answer questions.
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Amazing Magnets Crossword Puzzle

For Students 4th - 8th
In this physics worksheet, students identify and write the correct word for each description related to magnets. There are 12 descriptions to complete.
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Overhead Spectroscopy

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the relevance and importance of data collection and analysis techniques that use different parts of the electromagnetic spectrum. They observe the basic concepts of the visible electromagnetic spectrum and the...
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Stellar Spectral Fingerprints

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars listen as the teacher introduces Newton's early discovery of the diffraction of light. They use multiple sources of light (fluorescent, incandescent, sunlight, etc) to bend the light. They first use a prism then a...
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How to Be "Naturally Attractive" (Without Even Trying)

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Young scholars examine the various properties of magnets, explain how a compass works and make an electromagnet. They also experiment with magnetic lines-of-force using paper and iron filings.
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Electromagnetic Induction

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students are introduced to the topic of electromagnetic induction. In groups, they describe ways in which the magnetic flux can change and discuss emf and current. They use different scientists laws and apply it to various scenerios in a...
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Electromagnetism

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students analyze the role of theoretical models in science. They participate in three different activities dealing with electromagnetism. They complete a spectrum in which they place statements of visible to invisible objects.
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How Long Would It Take To Travel To the Stars?

For Teachers 8th - 9th
Learners consider the amount of time that it would take to get to the star, Sirius using various modes of transportation, some practical and some whimsical. The practicality of physically going to another star system is explored in this...
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Fun With Electromagnets

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders construct their own electromagnet out of copper and nails. They discover what objects could be used for magnets. Finally, 5th graders discuss how electric currents are formed.
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Building an Electromagnet

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Learners review way electricity is used and generated. They build an electromagnet using dry cells, wire and a nail.
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What's Hot in Yellowstone National Park

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students work in small groups to explore temperature as a measure of the average heat or thermal energy of the particles in a substance. They examine geysers and geological hotspots and volcanic calderas associated with hot springs.
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Can You See the Music?

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders examine the makeup of the electromagnetic spectrum and how the various forms of EMRs are similar and different from each other. They, in pairs, solve problems from worksheets imbedded in this lesson plan.