What are some uses of magnetic materials?

In this lesson, we will learn how to make an electromagnet and write up an investigation to make our own electromagnet.

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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!

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Question 7

Q1.North and north poles together:

1/7

Q2.North and south poles together:

2/7

Q3.North pole on a magnet and iron nail:

3/7

Q4.South pole on a magnet and an iron nail (not magnetised):

4/7

Q5.Iron nail (not magnetised) and iron filings (not magnetised):

5/7

Q6.Magnet and plastic:

6/7

Q7.Iron (not magnetised) and plastic:

7/7

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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

Question 6

Question 7

Q1.North and north poles together:

1/7

Q2.North and south poles together:

2/7

Q3.North pole on a magnet and iron nail:

3/7

Q4.South pole on a magnet and an iron nail (not magnetised):

4/7

Q5.Iron nail (not magnetised) and iron filings (not magnetised):

5/7

Q6.Magnet and plastic:

6/7

Q7.Iron (not magnetised) and plastic:

7/7

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What are some uses of magnetic materials? Quiz

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Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Q1.When we combine electricity with magnets, what is this called?

1/3

Q2.When making an electromagnet, how is the wire combined with the iron?

2/3

Q3.Which of these is a source of electricity that could be used to make an electromagnet?

3/3

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What are some uses of magnetic materials? Quiz

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Q1.When we combine electricity with magnets, what is this called?

1/3

Q2.When making an electromagnet, how is the wire combined with the iron?

2/3

Q3.Which of these is a source of electricity that could be used to make an electromagnet?

3/3

Lesson summary: What are some uses of magnetic materials?

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