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223 resources with the concept magnetic fields

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Magnetism: Crash Course Physics #32

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Your classes are sure to be attracted to the 32nd lesson in the exciting Crash Course physics series. Scholars learn the basics of magnetism and the forces created from current running through a wire. The lesson includes an application...
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Magnets at the Core

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Here's a magnetic core sample activity your class will be drawn to! Working groups use a compass to examine changes in polarity over time in Earth's crust. Created from pool noodles and magnets, these core samples allow young geologists...
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Levitating Barbecue! Electromagnetic Induction

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Who says you shouldn't play with electricity?! Investigate Faraday's Law of Induction through a video demonstration from his hometown. The lesson shows an aluminum plate levitating from the magnetic fields created by electric currents....
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Neutron Stars

For Students 6th - 12th
This is one heavy video! Introduce the topic of neutron stars with a brief but informative resource. Young astronomers discover the history of neutron star research, the conditions present in and around a neutron star, and the...
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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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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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Field Lines

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
The earth has a giant magnetic field caused by the liquid iron that constantly moves in the outer core. Scholars explore the magnetic fields of four different planets. The strength and alignment of the poles relates to the implications...
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Magnetic Fields and Forces

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Every knows that opposites attract! Here's a presentation that uses this background knowledge to explain magnetic fields and forces. The resource also explains the shape of magnetic fields and how to determine the direction of forces.
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Generator

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Michael Faraday was self-educated, earned an honorary doctorate from the University of Oxford, invented the first Bunsen burner, discovered the laws of electrolysis, and proved that a changing magnetic field produces a current. In this...
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The Jovian Basketball Hoop

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
A radio receives radio signals, converts them to an electrical signal, then converts this signal to a sound signal, and amplifies the sound so people can hear it. Class members use this information to create a short-wave radio antenna...
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Magnet Circus

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Explore applications of magnetic force. Groups learn about magnetism and create a circus act using magnets in the STEM activity. They attempt to create a perpetual motion machine that makes use of magnetic force.
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Terra Bagga

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
One way to identify possible volcanic activity on other planets is by testing the planet for magnetism. A science lesson begins with pupils constructing their own planet from a dead battery, magnets, paper, and tape before labeling the...
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Terra Bagga

For Teachers 5th - 12th Standards
Earth's magnetic poles switch positions about every 200,000—300,000 years. In the activity, groups create a planet with a magnetic field. Once made, they use a magnetometer to determine the orientation of the planet's magnetic field....
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Magnetic Fluids

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Teams work as material engineers to create ferrofluids, whose shape is influenced by magnetic fields. The activity, which is the fourth in the six-part series, has the teams create magnetic ink and use it to write, testing it with a...
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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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Visualizing Magnetic Field Lines

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Magnetic fields might not be a field of dreams but they are useful. Class members observe the reactions of magnetic fields using a compass, iron filings in a paper container, and iron filings suspended in mineral oil. 
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Slinkies as Solenoids

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
What does an MRI machine have to do with a slinky? This activity challenges learners to run a current through a slinky and use a magnetic field sensor to measure the magnetic field. Groups then change the length of the slinky to see the...
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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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Both Fields at Once?

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
An MRI uses both a magnetic and electricity, so how do the two interact with each other? Class members observe the effects on a charged particle when it is subject to both an electrical and magnetic field. The teacher background...
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May the Magnetic Force Be with You

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Class members use mathematics in order to better understand magnetic forces and their interaction on charged particles. After a demonstration of the interaction between a magnet and an electron beam using a CRT computer monitor, learners...
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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,...