Electromagnets

This lesson describes what an electromagnet is and how an electromagnet can be made. We look at the key variables for an investigation into electromagnets.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.Where is the magnetic field the strongest?

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Q2.If two north poles of a magnet are brought together they will _________ each other.

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Q3.Magnetism is a __________ force.

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Q4.If two south poles of a magnet are brought together they will _________ each other.

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Q5.The north seeking pole of a magnet points to __________.

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Quiz:

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

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.Where is the magnetic field the strongest?

1/5

Q2.If two north poles of a magnet are brought together they will _________ each other.

2/5

Q3.Magnetism is a __________ force.

3/5

Q4.If two south poles of a magnet are brought together they will _________ each other.

4/5

Q5.The north seeking pole of a magnet points to __________.

5/5

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Electromagnets

This quiz will assess your knowledge of electromagnets as well as information from previous lessons.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.Will increasing the number of coils increase or decrease the magnetic field strength of an electromagnet?

1/5

Q2.Will decreasing the current of coils increase or decrease the magnetic field strength of an electromagnet?

2/5

Q3.Where is the magnetic field the strongest?

3/5

Q4.If two north poles of a magnet are brought together they will _________ each other.

4/5

Q5.If two south poles of a magnet are brought together they will _________ each other.

5/5

This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Electromagnets

This quiz will assess your knowledge of electromagnets as well as information from previous lessons.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.Will increasing the number of coils increase or decrease the magnetic field strength of an electromagnet?

1/5

Q2.Will decreasing the current of coils increase or decrease the magnetic field strength of an electromagnet?

2/5

Q3.Where is the magnetic field the strongest?

3/5

Q4.If two north poles of a magnet are brought together they will _________ each other.

4/5

Q5.If two south poles of a magnet are brought together they will _________ each other.

5/5

Lesson summary: Electromagnets

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