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MAGNETS: How Do They Work?

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Let this video teach the basics of magnetism for you in a flipped classroom scenario. In a six-and-a-half minute feature, physics fans find out about the intrinsic properties of magnetism and its relation to electricity.
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Sunspots and Space Weather

For Students 4th - 8th
This assignment is out of this world! It is an online activity about sunspots and solar cycles, a sort of WebQuest if you will. Links to two NASA websites and spaceweather.com are written into the questions so that your aspiring...
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Coulomb's Law and Induced Polarization

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Engage your aspiring physicists in a series of lab activities directied at demonstrating the behavior of electric force. In completing these exercises, learners will explore Coulomb's and Gauss's Laws. Well-written directions to four...
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Biot-Savart Law

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Electrical current going round and round,produces a magnetic field. After a demonstration of the magnetic field surrounding an electrical wire, class members use the provided formula associated with Biot-Savart's Law to calculate the...
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Magnetic Suction

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Drive an electric current through a coil of wire and show how it can pull a nail right into its core. This vivid demonstration exhibits the electromagnetic field. Consider also showing your class a few of the devices that make use of...
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Magnetic Pendulums

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Passing a copper wire coil through a magnetic field influences another coil to also sway. It is with this demonstration that you can teach your physical science fans about electromagnetism. Note that the assembly requires about an hour,...
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Study Jams! Magnetism

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Six simple images pull your class into magnets. Most of the pictures show magnetic fields as revealed by iron filings. Concepts are explained in print along the bottom of each slide and include magnetic force, force fields, poles,...
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How to Build a Simple Electric Motor, plus How it Works

For Teachers 9th - 12th
See how to build a simple motor with just seven materials. The process is sped up so you may want to watch and write out directions before showing your class. The explanation for why it works is then given. A few questions are shown at...
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Experiment : Magnetic Field Viewer

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Iron filings are suspended in a bottle of baby oil and then a magnet is held up to it to bring the magnetic field to view. The remainder of this homemade video gives the instructions for making this 3-D magnetic viewing cell from common...
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Energy

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Wow! Colorful and simple, these 160 slides introduce the various forms of energy, along with a relevant image. Some of the images are animations, which help beginning physical scientists to visualize the flow of electrons or energy! This...
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The Left Hand Rule (For Motors)

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The left hand rule, also known as Fleming's rule, is covered here with explanations and pictures to help undertanding. Examples of electric motors and generator use are given. A helpful set of slides which will help early physics...
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Magnetic Fields and Forces Homework/Electromagnetic Induction Homework

For Students 9th - 12th
Here are two electromagnetism homework assignments rolled into one. The first eight practice problems deal with the magnetic field and magnetic force exerted by current-carrying wires. The second set of seven problems are specific to...
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Magnetic Fields, Magnetic Forces, and Electromagnetic Induction Sample Problems

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
After high schoolers have learned about electromagnetic induction, they can solve these 10 practice problems. They calculate magnetic field strength, magnetic force, electromotive force, and output voltage. This is a choice option as a...
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Applications of the Pythagorean Theorem - Magnetism

For Students 8th - 12th
Middle and high schoolers use the Pythagorean Theorem to complete a table showing with the magnetic field strengths in given cities. They find the average value of the Earth's magnetic field and plot one of the three-dimensional values...
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Terrabagga Activity Using a Magnetometer

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Clever! Earth science learners construct a model of a planet containing a magnetic core. The planet, Terrabagga, is made out of a paper grocery bag, magnets, a dead D battery, and rubber bands. Pictures of each step of the construction...
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Magnetism

For Teachers 5th - 8th
This set of seven activities attracts physical science stars to concepts concerning magnetism. Pupils play with a lodestone, magnets, needles, and iron filings to understand magnetic forces, fields, and applications. If you are new to...
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Solar Kit Lesson #5 - Build a Simple Ammeter

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Emerging electricians build a simple ammeter for making measurements on an electric current. They test the placement of solar cells in both series and parallel circuits and examine the magnetic field produced by the movement of electrons...
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Activity: Slinkies and Magnetic Fields

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Your advanced physics class will appreciate this instructional activity in which they use magnetic field sensors to determine the relationship between the number of turns per meter of a solenoid and the magnetic field produced. The...
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Magnetic Fields Matter

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Help your young scientists learn which materials are affected by magnetic fields with an activity that presents the information about different types of materials — diamagnetic, paramagnetic, and ferromagnetic — and their interaction...
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Thrown for a Loop

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Round and round it goes. Class members observe a current carrying loop in a magnetic field and calculate its associated torque. They then apply what they have learned to example problems to solve for the torque and to calculate the...
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Solenoids

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Metal slinkies, coils of wire, magnetic fields, and MRIs. To determine the safety hazards of MRI machines, class members use the provided formula to calculate the magnetic field along the axis of the solenoid.
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Magnetic Fields

For Teachers 4th - 6th
A young boy, "Science Ben," smiles and follows the directions of the narrator as he traces the path of a magnetic field with a magnet. This is a demonstrative video that helps young physical scientists visualize the magnetic field. Show...
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What is the Magnetic Field?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Not only does the Tabletop Explainer reveal a magnetic field with iron filings, he also uses diagrams to explain rules for drawing one. He concludes with a couple of "What Do You Think?" questions to encourage deeper thinking. Have your...
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Typical Numeric Questions for Physics I - Magnetism

For Students 9th - 12th
Most of these questions are actually not numeric in nature as the title indicates, but they are pertinent to a high school physics curriculum covering magnetic fields. Young scientists must be adept at handling the right hand rule in...