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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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Electrical Engineers

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Explore the relationship between electricity and magnetism with this fun science investigation. Working in small groups, young scientists attach magnets to toy cars and race them down ramps through coils of wire in order to measure 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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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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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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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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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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Self-Assembly: The Power of Organizing the Unorganized

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
What if buildings could grow, adapt, and repair themselves like a living organism? Using the process of self-assembly, this crazy idea may one day become a reality. The video looks at how unordered parts interact with one another and...
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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...
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For Teachers 4th - 5th
If you are looking for a concise set of slides dealing with the basics of magnetism, look no further. Each slide defines a different magnetism concept: poles, fields, atoms, currents, electromagnets, motors, and generators. The only...
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For Teachers 4th - 8th
Attract your class to magnetism with this straightforward presentation. Using bullet points and simple phrases, viewers are taught the basics of magnetism. There are no pictures or diagrams to help explain, so you might want to add a few...
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For Teachers 5th - 7th
Provide physical science explorers an overview of magnetism with this collection of slides. The third slide posts hyperlinks to websites that cover magnetic fields in detail, so ideally this presentation would be viewed by small groups...
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Physics Midterm Exam #2

For Students 10th - 12th
This comprehensive midterm exam covers a vast array of topics typical to high school physics curriculum. Problem solving and mutliple choice questions are incorporated. Review the exam to make sure that the content is suitable to your...
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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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The Power of Magnets

For Teachers 1st
Young scientists view this interactive slide show which teaches them about magnetism. Students test a variety of objects such as: a pencil, paper clip, penny, marble, and yarn to see if they can make a magnet move. Students see that the...
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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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Matter, Matter, What's the Matter?

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders complete activities that correlate with the properties of matter. In this matter instructional activity, 5th graders have four main activities that correspond to the Children's Museum of Houston. The activities deal with...
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Science in Focus: Force and Motion

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore force and motion through a series of experiments. In this physics lesson, students create and interpret speed graphs. They build an electromagnet and explain the factors affecting its strength.
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Electromagnet Mania

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students explore electromagnetism. In this Physical Science lesson plan, students will build an electromagnet after watching an anticipation video. The students will manipulate variables to attempt to change the strength of their...