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251 resources with the concept electromagnetism

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Earth's Magnetic Field: Compass Poles

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
You'll be strangely drawn to this activity! Physical science pupils learn how compasses work in an interesting interactive. The content covers magnetic poles, Earth's magnetic field, and what would happen if Earth's poles swapped places.
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Real World Telekinesis (feat. Neil Turok)

For Students 9th - 12th
Journey into the world of the unseen! Learners discover how even the simplest of objects moving at a distance without physical interaction or direction was a problem that mystified scientists for hundreds of years. The narrator explains...
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Structure and Composition of the Earth

For Students 9th - 12th
Why is Earth different from other planets? What makes it so special, anyway? It's only fitting to delve into how the "parent" rock was formed in the first installment of a seven-part series about rocks and rock formation. Amateur...
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Doorbell

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What are some simple uses for an electromagnet? Scholars explore the electromagnetic circuitry in a doorbell through an interesting simulation. They control the core material, number of loops, amount of current, and strength in a spring....
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Galvanometer

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
In 1820, Hans Christian Orstead discovered the link between electricity and magnetism, which allows us to measure current and voltage. The simulation allows scholars to observe the inner workings of an ammeter and voltmeter as they...
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Telegraph

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Most pupils don't know what a telegraph is, much less how one works. A secret simulation has scholars pick the size of the primary and secondary loops, the battery voltage, and which letters in the Morse Code they want to transmit. They...
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The Physics of Roller Coasters

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Applied physics excites learners because it is about race cars, airplanes, and even roller coasters. Roller coasters are the focus of a video that focuses on the physics of roller coasters starting and stopping. It highlights the...
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Electromagnetism - Magnetic Force: The Four Fundamental Forces of Physics #4b

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The magnets on a refrigerator are stronger than Earth's magnetic force. Watch a video that describes the fundamental force of magnetism. It relates magnetism to electricity and connects this to almost every type of electricity generator...
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Electromagnetism - Electrostatic Force: The Four Fundamental Forces of Physics #4a

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
An electrifying video explains the electricity portion of the electromagnetic force. It connects everything from lightning to static electricity. Diagrams and a visual aid assist in clarifying the role of electrons to the process to...
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So What Is the Higgs Boson?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
This short video explains what the Higgs Boson is, how scientists knew to look for it, and how its discovery confirmed many of the theories that had been proposed over hundreds of years of physics.
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Magnetism

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
The compass was first used in 206 B.C., but we didn't discover magnetic poles until 1263 A.D. Presentation begins with the history of magnetism before continuing on to magnetic fields, magnetic forces, electromagnets, currents,...
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Building an Electromagnet

For Teachers 8th - 10th Standards
Your pupils can build their own electromagnet — awesome! The culminating activity in an eight-part series challenges groups to design and build their own electromagnet. The goal of the activity is to build a magnet capable of picking up...
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Circuits and Magnetic Fields

For Teachers 8th - 10th Standards
Have your class use compasses to try to find the magnetic field around an electric current. Groups use the same technique to visualize magnetic fields as they did in the second activity in the series, but this time, the field is created...
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Electricity and Magnetic Fields

For Teachers 8th - 10th Standards
Introduce your class to the idea of magnetic fields around electrical wires with an activity that provides the information about the direction of a magnetic field around a wire carrying an electric current.
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Induced EMF in a Coil Wire

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Small groups investigate the interaction between a coil of wire and a magnet to create an electromagnetic field and observe the voltage they create. Through further interactions, they realize a conductor can be charged from the...
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Electromagnets and Electromagnetic Induction

For Students 9th - 12th
British electrician William Sturgeon invented the electromagnet in 1825, and it's come a long way since then! A video explains electromagnets and electromagnetic induction. It describes currents, magnetic fields, alternating currents,...
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Motor Effect

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
The magnetic wire. Class members create a magnetic field by running electricity through a wire. The video included in the resource provides information on how this effect is used to make electrical motors.
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Force Fields

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Young scholars investigate both bar and horseshoe magnets. They explore force fields with a compass and iron fillings before making an electromagnet. This is the first in a series of nine lessons.
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Work and Power

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Assist your class with correctly calculating the values for force, work, and power as they determine the amount various activities require. They gather data and participate in a group discussion to compare results upon conclusion of the...
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Electromagnets

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Young scientists build their own electromagnet and test it by picking up paperclips. Analysis questions evaluate knowledge at the end of the activity. 
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Getting Current: Generating Electricity Using a Magnet

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Give your class a magnetic charge with this creative experiment designed to teach emerging scientists about electromagnetism. Pupils construct a model that demonstrates the function of an electrical generator and test this creation in a...
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Tidy Up Those Sloppy Force Fields!

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
It is just magnetic. This resource presents the concept of Earth's and another planet's magnetic field and how spacecrafts detect them. Learners study a problem using magnetometers and participate in three experiments to come up with a...
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Magnetic Attraction

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
Teach your class about magnets and electromagnets with a reading passage. After reading the passage, learners respond to five related questions.
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The Magic School Bus and the Electric Field Trip

For Students 2nd - 4th Standards
Energize a shared reading of the Magic School Bus and the Electric Field Trip with this collection of supplemental materials. Whether your looking for discussion questions, reading comprehension worksheets, or writing prompts, this...