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Electromagnet Strength


Experiment with an electromagnet to determine how to vary its strength 0807.12.3

Links verified 9/21/2014

  1. Creating an Electromagnet - a hands-on activity
  2. DC Electromagnets - includes description of an easy electromagnet experiment
  3. How Do I Make and Electromagnet? - explanation from Jefferson Lab
  4. How Electricity and Magnetism are Related - explanation with good diagrams
  5. Magnetic Suction - This experiment shows how your doorbell works (from the Exploratorium)
  6. Magnets and Electric Current - how-to instructions from a BBC site
  7. Magnetism and Electricity - a ten page lab to print An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format This link includes something for the teacher to print
  8. Magnetism and Electromagnetism - detailed explanation, with diagrams, from S-cool
  9. Make a Magnet - a hands-on activity from Discovery Channel Schools Curriculum Center An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format This link includes something for the teacher to print
  10. Make an Electromagnet - activity from Science Bob
  11. What is an Electromagnet - explanation and instructions on how to make one and explanation of how they are used
  12. Why is it (in detail) that the more coils you add to an electromagnet, the stronger its magnetic field is? - explanation from Jefferson Labs

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