How Are Magnetic Fields Related To Sunspots?
Students discover that sunspots are the result of intense magnetic forces on the photosphere of the sun by observing images from the SOHO satellite.
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The Electricity and Magnetism Connection
Magnets don't grow in fields, but magnetic fields are important to understand. The lesson covers the effect electricity has on magnetic fields. Scholars use a compass, magnets, and electrical wire to test magnetic fields and energy...
7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Getting Current: Generating Electricity Using a Magnet
Give your class a magnetic charge with this creative experiment designed to teach emerging scientists about electromagnetism. Pupils construct a model that demonstrates the function of an electrical generator and test this creation in a...
5th - 8th Science
Iron Filings and Magnetic Field Lines
How do magnetic fields differ? Allow scholars to see the difference between 2-D and 3-D magnetic fields. They construct models of both and observe how they are similar and different. It is the fifth installment of an 18-part unit.
6th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Magnets and Electromagnets
Some things are naturally magnetic, but can you make something magnetic? An attractive simulation challenges scholars to use a battery and a wire to make a magnet. Additional challenges include increasing the strength of the magnet and...
6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable