The Magnetic Field in a Slinky

Students create a magnetic field. In this physics lesson, students use a metal slinky as a solenoid to explore how the magnetic field is different in various parts of the solenoid. They use their graphing calculator to determine the permeability constant.

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Grade
10th - 12th
Subjects
Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Technology
Calculator
Ed Software
Year
2005
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