Science - Magnetism

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  1. What is a magnet?
    This is a piece of metal that attracts other materials to it
  2. List the metals used in a magnet
    Iron

    Steel

    Cobalt

    Nickel
  3. Like poles (north and north) of a magnet .....
    Repel
  4. Unlike poles (north and south) of a magnet .....
    Attract
  5. State the uses for a magnet
    Compass

    Cupboard doors

    Fridge doors

    Loudspeakers
  6. What is the magnetic field?
    This is the space around a magnet where the force of the magnet works
  7. What are the magnetic field lines?
    These are the directions of forces in a magnetic field
  8. Draw the magnetic field lines of a magnet
  9. What is a compass?
    This is a small magnet that moves freely to show direction

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mshowley
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Science - Magnetism
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2017-06-16 16:56:14
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