# Magnetic fields

This lesson shows how to plot the shape of a magnetic field, what the shape of the magnetic field between magnets looks like and explores the Earth's magnetic field.

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!

Q1.What is the 'most magnetic' end of a magnet called?

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Q2.What are the names of the magnetic poles?

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Q3.What happens when different poles are brought together?

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Q4.Which of these materials is not magnetic?

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Q5.Which statement does NOT describe a magnetic material?

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Q6.Material 1 : It never moves when a magnet is bought near it. What can we conclude?

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Q7.Material 2 : It attracts when the north end of a magnet is bought near it, and moves away when the south end of a magnet is bought near it. What can we conclude?

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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!

Q1.What is the 'most magnetic' end of a magnet called?

1/7

Q2.What are the names of the magnetic poles?

2/7

Q3.What happens when different poles are brought together?

3/7

Q4.Which of these materials is not magnetic?

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Q5.Which statement does NOT describe a magnetic material?

5/7

Q6.Material 1 : It never moves when a magnet is bought near it. What can we conclude?

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Q7.Material 2 : It attracts when the north end of a magnet is bought near it, and moves away when the south end of a magnet is bought near it. What can we conclude?

7/7

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# Worksheet

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Quiz:

# Magnetic Fields

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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Quiz:

# Magnetic Fields

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

1/6

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

2/6

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

3/6

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

4/6

Q5.Why does the Earth have a magnetic field?

5/6

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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# Lesson summary: Magnetic fields

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