Magnets and Compasses


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Title Magnets and Compasses
Description This allows students to explore how a magnet affects a compass; determining how magnetic field strength changes with distance; linking bar magnets fields to the Earth.
Subject Physics
Level High School
Type Guided Activity, Homework, Lab
Duration 30 minutes
Answers Included No
Language English
Keywords Magnet; magnetic fields; magnetic field strength; compass; Earths magnetic field
Simulation(s) Magnet and Compass


Author(s) Simon Lees
Contact Email slees@sthildas.qld.edu.au
School / Organization St Hildas
Date submitted 3/2/17
Date updated 3/2/17