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Magnetism

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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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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Magnetism

For Teachers 9th - 12th
All phenomena concerning magnets, their field lines and impact on objects are covered. The trivia surrounding field lines and the earth, electric charges, repulsion and attraction is plentiful. The slide show continues after twenty...
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Magnetism

For Students 2nd - 5th
In this physics instructional activity, students fill in 14 blanks involving the Domain Theory of Magnetism. Students interact with a variety of aspects dealing with magnets.
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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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The Earth as a Magnet

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Everyone loves playing with magnets and iron filings. Here, young scientists first observe and then participate in an activity demonstrating magnetic fields. After completing their observations, they apply this knowledge to...
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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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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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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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Activity: Slinkies and Magnetic Fields

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Your advanced physics class will appreciate this lesson 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 materials for this...
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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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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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Oxygen is Magnetic?!

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Oxygen has many important properties ... such as sustaining most living things. But magnetism? Discover the behavior of oxygen in its chilly liquid form using a video from a larger playlist on physics. Watch as liquid oxygen is poured on...
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Slow Motion Science! Ferrofluid Dropping on Magnet

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Put the fun in physics with ferrofluid! Aside from making cool shapes when it interacts with a magnet, what else can we learn from ferrofluid? A video from an extensive physics playlist examines the similarities between the...
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Magnetic Micro-Robots

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Magnetic micro-robots aren't just really cool, they have some potential practical purposes. An episode from the Veritasium introduces learners to the micro-robots and their possible future roles in biomedicine. Actual footage of the...
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Magnetic Shielding

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Elementary magnetologists investigate magnetic shields using a variety of materials in a "shielding sandwich." While the activity isn't novel, it is engaging, and this particular resource includes a brief explanation of the phenomena...
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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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Introduction to Magnets

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Ask your class what they know about magnets, then take some time and explain basic magnetic properties. This presentation covers polarity, magnets in compasses, and magnetic force. It provides a quick hands-on exploration where kids...
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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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Mid-Ocean Magnetism

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Young scholars investigate magnetic evidence that supports the theory of sea floor spreading.
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Magnet Circus

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students explore the properties of magnets by designing a device that can move as far as possible using only magnets to move it, and design a machine that will stay in motion for the greatest period of time.
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Magnets: Magnetic Pick-Ups

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders investigate the affect of magnetism on various objects. They determine ways of sorting or classifying objects. Students examine what features of objects determine whether they are attracted to a magnet. They record their...
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Magnets

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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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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