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Title: Exploring Magnetism on Earth PDF
Url: http://cse.ssl.berkeley.edu/SEGwayed/lessons/exploring_magnetism/magne...
Creator: Craig, N. (Nahide)
Odenwald, Sten F.
Peticolas, Laura
Publisher: United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration
University of California, Berkeley. Space Sciences Laboratory
Description: Understanding the power of magnetism on Earth isn’t always easy, and students and teachers alike will be glad to find out about this handy guide to the subject. Created by experts at NASA, this 15-page teacher’s guide was designed in partnership with other educators at Berkeley and several other participating institutions. The guide contains problems which examine Earth’s changing magnetic field in time and space, and how these changes can impact navigation on Earth’s surface. In terms of specific activities, the guide includes exercises on navigating the earth with a compass, the declining magnetic field, and the reversal of magnetic polarity. Each of these activities is explained in detail, and they all include relevant illustrations, graphs, questions, and an answer key.
LC Classification: Science -- Astronomy -- Descriptive astronomy -- Solar system -- Planets. Planetology -- Special topics, A-Z -- Magnetic fields
Science -- Physics -- Electricity and magnetism -- Magnetism -- Study and teaching. Research
Science -- Physics -- Electricity and magnetism -- Magnetism -- Study and teaching. Research -- Problems, exercises, examinations
Science -- Physics -- Geomagnetism
Science -- Physics -- Geomagnetism -- Magnetic observations -- Earth currents
Science -- Physics -- Geophysics. Cosmic physics -- Special topics, A-Z -- Magnetosphere. Magnetopause
GEM Subject: Science
Science -- Physics
Science -- Astronomy
Science -- Instructional issues
Resource Type: Reference Material
Instructional Material
Instructional Material -- Lesson/Lesson Plan
Format: Document -- PDF
Audience: Educator
Education Level: High School
Higher Education
Higher Education -- Undergraduate (Lower Division)
Higher Education -- Undergraduate (Upper Division)
Higher Education -- Technical Education (Upper Division)
Higher Education -- Technical Education (Lower Division)
Vocational/Professional Development Education
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
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