There is a lot of descriptive material which you should know about magnets and magnetic fields. Rather than lecturing about them, you will read some material, do some online experiments, and answer questions which should focus your mind on the important ideas.


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Read the text and perform the experiments.  Write answers to the questions which you find on the following pages:

Magnetic Behavior

Magnetic Properties

Review of the Atom

Creation of Magnetic Fields

Electron Pairing

Magnetic Domain

Two ends of a magnet

Magnetic Lines of Force

Magnetic Fields