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Short Description: In this review of basic magnetism, students map field lines around bar magnets to visualize the magnetic dipole field, and create their own electromagnet using copper wire, battery and a pencil to learn that electric currents create magnetic fields.
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This lesson was chosen for its quality and potential alignment to Next Generation Science Standards.
Credit: University of California - Berkeley