Janice VanCleave's Magnets: Mind-boggling Experiments You Can Turn Into Science Fair Projects
The perfect science fair idea books. Spectacular Science ProjectsJanice VanCleave's Magnets
* How does a compass work?
* What is a magnetic field?
* How can you make a magnet with electricity?
Janice VanCleave's Magnets includes 20 simple and fun experimentsthat allow you to discover the answers to these and otherfascinating questions about magnets, plus dozens of additionalsuggestions for developing your own science fair projects. Learnabout magnetic poles using a bar magnet, paper, and string; aboutmagnetic force fields with a compass, a pencil, and a sheet ofpaper; and much more. All experiments use inexpensive householdmaterials and involve a minimum of preparation and clean up.Children ages 8-12 Also available in the Spectacular ScienceProjects Series: Janice VanCleave's Animals Janice VanCleave'sEarthquakes Janice VanCleave's Electricity Janice VanCleave'sGravity Janice VanCleave's Machines Janice VanCleave's MoleculesJanice VanCleave's Microscopes and Magnifying Lenses JaniceVanCleave's Volcanoes Janice VanCleave's Weather
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affect the results atoms attracted bar magnet battery become a south cake-server CHECK cling coil compass pointer D-cell battery demagnetize dipping needle direction domains earth's magnetic field earth's magnetic north electromagnets experiment twice EXPLORE foil force lines geographic poles hanging magnet hold iron filings iron nail Janice VanCleave lines of force lower magnet magnet affect magnetic force field magnetic lines magnetic materials Magnetic monopoles magnetic north pole magnetic poles magnetic properties magnetto masking tape ment move the magnet north and south original experiment paper clip paper compass particles pattern pencil permeable photographs Place the compass Place the magnet position PROBLEM Procedure project display pull record Repeat the experiment Repeat the original Science Fair Hint scissors ruler second magnet sewing needles sheet of paper SHOWTIME solenoid south pole strength string strip stroking the nail strong magnet thread Touching a compass wire wooden table