Magnet and Compass

Tue Jan 01 01:01:01 CET 2013

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physics
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Magnetism Magnetic Field Magnets Compass
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5 -23
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Ever wonder how a compass worked to point you to the Arctic? Explore the interactions between a compass and bar magnet, and then add the earth and find the surprising answer! Vary the magnet's strength, and see how things change both inside and outside. Use the field meter to measure how the magnetic field changes.
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