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Short Description: Students build an instrument capable of detecting a magnetic field and magnetic polarity.
Magnetospheres: Planetary Shields
Grade Level: K-4
Earth Science Missions (Earth)
Science Education Standards:
National Science Education Standards
Physical Science - Content Standard B
LIGHT, HEAT, ELECTRICITY, AND MAGNETISM
- Electricity in circuits can produce light, heat, sound, and magnetic effects. Electrical circuits require a complete loop through which an electrical current can pass.
- Magnets attract and repel each other and certain kinds of other materials.
Source: University Corporation for Atmospheric Resaerch