Electromagnetism

The lesson explores electromagnetism and how electrical currents can produce magnetic fields, how those fields can be made stronger and how they can be put to good use.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.What is the piece of equipment needed to plot the magnetic field of a magnet?

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Q2.Which way do the arrows on a magnetic field diagram always point?

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Q3.Which of these statements about the shape of a bar magnet's magnetic field is WRONG.

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Q4.In a diagram of a magnetic field, what shows that the field is stronger?

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Q5.Why does the Earth have a magnetic field?

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Q6.What sort of magnetic pole is found near the earth's geographical north pole (near Greenland, where polar bears live!)?

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

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Question 4

Question 5

Question 6

Q1.What is the piece of equipment needed to plot the magnetic field of a magnet?

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Q2.Which way do the arrows on a magnetic field diagram always point?

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Q3.Which of these statements about the shape of a bar magnet's magnetic field is WRONG.

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Q4.In a diagram of a magnetic field, what shows that the field is stronger?

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Q5.Why does the Earth have a magnetic field?

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Q6.What sort of magnetic pole is found near the earth's geographical north pole (near Greenland, where polar bears live!)?

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Electromagnetism

This quiz will help you to consolidate your learning about electromagnetism

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Q1.Which way do the arrows on magnetic field lines point?

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Q2.One of these statements below is incorrect, which one?

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Q3.What is formed around a straight wire when a current flows through it?

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Q4.Sort the following statements into true or false.

When the current flowing in a wire stops, the magnetic field immediately disappears

When the current reverses the direction of the magnetic field reverses

The magnetic field is the same strength, whatever distance from the wire

A magnetic field in the shape of a solenoid is found around a coil with a current flowing in it

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Q5.Which hand can be used to easily determine the direction of the magnetic field, as shown in the diagram?

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Q6.Which of these statements describes how the grip rule works for a straight wire?

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Q7.Which way will the current in the wire flow?

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Q8.Which of the following changes would make an electromagnet stronger?

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Q9.Which of these would be a good use of an electromagnet?

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Electromagnetism

This quiz will help you to consolidate your learning about electromagnetism

Question 1

Question 1

Question 2

Question 2

Question 3

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Question 5

Question 6

Question 7

Question 8

Question 9

Q1.Which way do the arrows on magnetic field lines point?

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Q2.One of these statements below is incorrect, which one?

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Q3.What is formed around a straight wire when a current flows through it?

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Q4.Sort the following statements into true or false.

When the current flowing in a wire stops, the magnetic field immediately disappears

When the current reverses the direction of the magnetic field reverses

The magnetic field is the same strength, whatever distance from the wire

A magnetic field in the shape of a solenoid is found around a coil with a current flowing in it

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Q5.Which hand can be used to easily determine the direction of the magnetic field, as shown in the diagram?

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Q6.Which of these statements describes how the grip rule works for a straight wire?

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Q7.Which way will the current in the wire flow?

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Q8.Which of the following changes would make an electromagnet stronger?

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Q9.Which of these would be a good use of an electromagnet?

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Lesson summary: Electromagnetism

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