The Earth's Magnetic Field
Students explain how the earth's magnetic field works and looks. They create their own free-floating compass using the everyday materials. After constructing their compass, they test it and determine north.
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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
Solar Particles and Earth's Magnetic Field
If you need a visual demonstration of Earth's magnetic field and how it shields us from solar wind, this will meet your need. Although it is short, it includes a variety of computer animations and footage, and more than one narrator...
2 mins 6th - 12th Science