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Title: The Great Magnet, the Earth
Url: http://www.phy6.org/earthmag/demagint.htm
Creator: Stern, David
Description: This is a non-mathematical overview of magnetism and the Earth's magnetic field, written for the 400th anniversary of William Gilbert's book "De Magnete". It includes discussions of electromagnetism, solar magnetism, dynamo theory, ocean floor magnetization, and magnetospheres of Earth and planets. There is also a review of "A Millennium of Geomagnetism" and recommendations for teachers of this material. Spanish, French, and German translations are available.
LC Classification: Science -- Astronomy -- Descriptive astronomy -- Solar system -- Planets. Planetology -- Special topics, A-Z -- Magnetic fields
Science -- Physics -- Electricity and magnetism -- Magnetism -- Electromagnetism. Electromagnetics
Science -- Physics -- Geomagnetism -- Addresses, essays, lectures
Science -- Physics -- Geophysics. Cosmic physics -- Special topics, A-Z -- Magnetosphere. Magnetopause
GEM Subject: Science -- Physics
Science -- Astronomy
Key Concept: Astronomy -- Earth
Geology -- Magnetism
Physics -- Electromagnetism
Physics -- Magnetism
Resource Type: Collection
Reference Material
Instructional Material -- Instructor Guide/Manual
Format: Document -- HTML
Audience: Educator
Learner
Education Level: High School
Higher Education
Higher Education -- Undergraduate (Lower Division)
Higher Education -- Undergraduate (Upper Division)
Higher Education -- Technical Education (Lower Division)
Vocational/Professional Development Education
Language: English
Rights: Dr. David P. Stern
Access Rights: Free access
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