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153 resources with the keyterm magnetism

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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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Magnetic Levitation

For Students 7th - 12th
In a short, but sweet film, physics pupils are exposed to diamagnetism and magnetic levitation. The concepts are explained in two minutes, supported by fun animation and clear narration. What makes this special, is that it teaches high...
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Typical Conceptual Questions for Physics I - Waves, Electricity, and Magnetism

For Students 9th - 12th
This wave and electromagnetism assignment is so thorough, it could be used as a unit exam. The first section of it covers wave concepts. The next section addresses static electricity. There is a section that deals with electric circuits....
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Fish and Clips

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Youngsters test magnetic strength by measuring the mass of paper clips that they "hook" with a magnet. Your first and second graders should love the hands-on activities associated with this plan. The reproducible materials are quite good...
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How to Destroy a Magnet (+ interactive periodic table)

For Students 7th - 12th
This unique resource explores magnetism at a high school level. Since most magnetism resources are quite primary, physics teachers will rejoice! This episode explains ferromagnetism and antiferromagnetism and how temperature affects the...
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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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Make Your Own Compass

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Have your class create their own compass. Using a needle, a container of water and a magnet, have learners explore magnetism. They will love making this useful tool and it will reinforce the fact that Earth has a magnetic field.
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Magnetic Field Lines

For Teachers 6th - 8th
A large magnet is inserted into a tank of floating iron filings to reveal the magnetic field. Use this to show the shape of a magnetic field as well as how its strength appears to decrease the farther away from the magnet. The video is...
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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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Bill Nye The Science Guy on Magnetism

For Students 4th - 7th
This mini-episode is really more about magnetic fields than the phenomenon of magnetism. Computer graphics help Bill explain how charged particles from solar wind create the awesome Aurora Borealis and Aurora Australis. Mr. Nye also...
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Metals Can be Attractive!

For Students K - 2nd
After reading a short paragraph about metals and magnets, young scientists circle the things they think will be attracted by a magnet. There are six objects for them to consider. A nice worksheet to help get a discussion on magnets and...
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Magnet Mania

For Teachers K - 1st
Youngsters go on a magnetic fishing trip! Use an engaging and clever language arts lesson to reinforce the recognition of the letters of the alphabet with very young readers. A fishing pole is made of a ruler and a piece of string with a...
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Matter, Matter, What's the Matter?

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders complete activities that correlate with the properties of matter. In this matter lesson, 5th graders have four main activities that correspond to the Children's Museum of Houston. The activities deal with properties of...
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Magnetic Levitation

For Teachers 4th - 9th
A thorough investigation of magnetic levitation; this activity has four parts. First, physical scientists play with a wooden dowel and three disc magnets to review polarity and repelling action. Then they experiment with the strength of...
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Electrical Energy and Magnetism

For Teachers 9th - 12th
When your introductory physical science class is engulfed in a unit on electricity, this PowerPoint can support you through several lectures. It is a visually appealing and informative inspection of electric charge, static and current...
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Mid-Ocean Magnetism

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students investigate magnetic evidence that supports the theory of sea floor spreading.
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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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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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Exploring Magnets and Magnetism

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Here is a very good lesson on magnets, magnetism, and magnitic fields that is chock full of great activities for you to implement with your young scientists. Learners discover the properties of magnets, look at the forces of attraction...
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Electricity and Magnetism

For Teachers 7th - 12th
The standard basics of electricity are detailed in this clear-cut collection of slides. Straightforward explanations are offered for static electricity, series and parallel circuits, conductors, insulators, and resistance. Some animation...
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For Teachers 3rd - 4th
A wonderfully rich presentation teaches about magnets and magnetism. Each slide is packed with interesting information on the discovery, history, physics, and uses for magnets. Good photographs, and an emphasis on vocabulary are part of...
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For Teachers 2nd
What a great way to have your second graders explore magnetism! Learners conduct an experiment in which they identify objects attracted to magnets. Then, they create a presentation in which they display objects involving magnets.
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Simple Circuit: Electric Currents and Circuits

For Teachers 4th
Through inquiry and exploration, 4th graders will learn and understand the functions of open and closed circuits. They will break into 2 groups, define vocabulary, hypothesize how to light a bulb, then test their hypothesis 4 different...
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Science: Invention Voki

For Teachers 6th is an Internet tool pupils can use to research various inventions. They each research an electrical invention, providing their classmates with a brief history and 3 attributes. They will use their findings to create a News Clip...