Lab #36.2 Magnetism: Seeing Magnetic Fields

Magnetism by Hewitt Drewit

In this activity, students will explore the patterns of magnetic fields around bar magnets in various configurations.
A magnetic field is a kind of aura that surrounds magnets. Although it can't be seen directly, the overall shape of the field can be seen by the effect it has on iron filings.

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Collin Wassilak

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