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# Magnetic Fields

## Invisible force created by charged, moving particles or solids with coordinated electron movement.

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Basic Students matched to this level have a partial mastery of prerequisite knowledge and skills fundamental for proficient work.
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## Magnetic Fields

Students will learn the idea of magnetic field lines, how they behave in the situation of permanent magnets and current carrying wires and also how to calculate the magnetic field at an arbitrary distance from the wire.

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## Unit 14.1 Magnetic Fields

Students will learn the idea of magnetic field lines, how they behave in the situation of permanent magnets and current carrying wires and also how to calculate the magnetic field at an arbitrary distance from the wire.

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• Interactive Simulations

## Field Lines

Understand the size and shape of the Earth's magnetic fields; explore the magnetic fields of other planets.

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• Simulation

## Magnet and Compass

Shows how bar magnets work with respect to Earth.

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• Video

## Magnetic Field from Electrical Current

Demonstrates that a magnetic field is produced by electric current.

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• Practice
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## Magnetic Fields Quiz - PPB

This quiz tests general magnet knowledge, including drawing magnetic fields according to the poles of the magnet and calculating the magnetic field at a given distance away.

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• Critical Thinking

## Magnetic Fields Discussion Questions

A list of student-submitted discussion questions for Magnetic Fields.

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• Real World Application

## Will it stick?

Are dollars or coins magnetic?

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• Study Guide