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Grade Level: 9-12
Earth Science Missions (Earth)
Science Education Standards: Physical Science: Motions and Forces -- Content Standard B
Short Description: This activity uses magnetic field sensors with the "Texas Instrument" Graphing Calculator and CBL to measure and plot magnetic fields. This allows the student to prove that magnetic fields decrease as the negative cube of the distance.
Source: Magnetospheric Multiscale: A Solar-Terrestrial Probe