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180 resources with the keyterm magnets

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Science Fair Project - Electric Pulse Motor

For Teachers 7th - 12th
As a complex project, it's ideal for your older learners. Discuss electric currents and solar energy before building the motor to preload information. While sound is not included here, the steps are described through text and visual...
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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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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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Magnetism

For Students 2nd - 5th
In this physics 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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The Flying Paperclip

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students investigate items that interrupt magnetic fields. For this physics lesson, students explain why the paper clip in the experiment seems to fly. They write a detailed explanation of what they did in this activity.
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Making Predictions about Invisible Forces

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students investigate how different materials affect the magnetic field strength. In this physics lesson plan, students compare how many paper clips the magnet can pick up with and without the interfering material. They analyze data and...
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Interaction at a Distance

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore magnetism. In this magnetism lesson, students discover the purpose of different magnets. Students perform an experiment by testing the magnetism through different items. Students collect data on the experiment.
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Magnetism

For Students 9th - 12th
In this magnetism worksheet, students read about properties of magnets, permanent and temporary magnets, electromagnets, and magnetic fields. They match 10 terms about types of magnets with their definitions, they draw an electromagnet,...
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Magnets Attract

For Students 3rd - 6th
Students will be attracted to this magnetic lesson. They must decide which objects are attracted to a large horseshoe magnet, draw their own objects, then color the page. This is a great worksheet to complete to test students' prior...
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IPC Physics Final Review

For Students 9th - 12th
In this physics review worksheet, students compare experimental variable, simple machines, and Newton's Laws. Students calculate kinetic energy, work, power, speed, and velocity. Students review conduction, convection, and radiation....
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Which Way is North?

For Students 4th - 8th
In this magnets worksheet, students explain how they would determine the north and south poles of a magnet. This worksheet has 3 short essay questions.
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Electromagnetism

For Students 7th - 8th
For this electromagnetism worksheet, students complete one story problem using clues provided as well as 10 true and false questions.
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Magnetic Field Activities

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the idea of magnetic field through investigations of magnetic fields as produced by various common magnetic materials and direct currents. They study the vector nature of fields, the ubiquity of field sources in the...
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Magnet Mania

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
Students explore magnetic fields. They listen to a teacher-led discussion, and conduct an experiment in which they create a magnetic field using electricity and observing its effect on the magnetic needle on a compass.
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Experimenting with Magnets

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders complete four different experiments in classroom stations to investigate how magnets attract and repel.
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Forces and Motion Definitions - Unit F

For Teachers 2nd
The focus of this resource is to teach young students about some of the basic components of force and motion. Students view slides which give examples of gravity, force, motion, magnets, and wind. Then, they must choose one of those...