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Title: Circles of Magnetism I
Url: http://www.exploratorium.edu/snacks/circles_magnetism_I/
Publisher: Exploratorium (Organization).
Description: This activity demonstrates the magnetic field induced by a current-carrying wire. A group of compasses are arranged around the wire indicating when a magnetic field stronger than the Earth’s field is produced. Materials needed, assembly, and an explanation of the physics that occurs and a description of the right-hand rule are also provided. This activity is part of Exploratorium's Science Snacks series.
LC Classification: Science -- Physics -- Electricity and magnetism -- Electricity -- Study and teaching. Research -- Experiments
Science -- Physics -- Electricity and magnetism -- Magnetism -- Special topics, A-Z -- Magnetic fields
Science -- Physics -- Electricity and magnetism -- Magnetism -- Study and teaching. Research -- Experiments
GEM Subject: Science
Science -- Physics
Science -- Instructional issues
Key Concept: Physics -- Electricity
Physics -- Magnetism
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
Lesson Plans
Science Materials
Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
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Teachers
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Language: English
Rights: Exploratorium
Access Rights: Free access
Subject: compass
Electricity & Magnetism
magnetic field line
Magnetic Fields and Forces
Physics
right-hand rule
science
Date Of Record Release: 2008-06-20 03:00:06 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2008-06-11 10:21:45 (W3C-DTF)
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