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Title: Polar Opposites
Url: http://www.exploratorium.edu/theworld/iceland/magnetism.html
Creator: Doherty, Paul
Marks, Robin
Publisher: Exploratorium (Organization)
Description: This site from the Exploratorium provides an examination of Iceland's unusual volcanoes, with their unexpected magnetic fields. The site contains an introduction to the concept of drifting magnetic poles and presents an activity that illustrates how Earth’s magnetic field works, with an explanation of the physics involved.
LC Classification: History (General) -- Northern Europe. Scaninavia -- History of Northern Europe. Scandinavia -- Iceland
Science -- Geology -- Dynamic and structural geology -- Volcanoes and earthquakes
Science -- Geology -- Dynamic and structural geology -- Volcanoes and earthquakes -- Volcanoes. Volcanism -- Eastern Hemisphere. Europe, Africa -- General works
Science -- Physics -- Electricity and magnetism
GEM Subject: Science -- Physics
Science -- Earth science
Science -- Instructional issues
Science -- Geology
Key Concept: Physics -- Magnetism
Geography -- Volcanoes and volcanics
Geography -- Eruption
Date Issued: 2001
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
Laboratory Modules
Lesson Plans
Science Materials
Teaching Guides
Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
Elementary School Teachers
Middle School Teachers
Primary Education
Secondary Education
Language: English
Rights: Exploratorium
Access Rights: Free access
Source: comPADRE
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Resource URL Clicks: 2
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