Vocabulary
Magnetic Force & Energy
Potential Energy & Magnetic Fields
True/False
Magnetic Forces
100

The region around the magnet where the magnetic force is exerted

Magnetic field

100

Name one material that magnet do NOT connect to?

glass, pennies, cardboard, paper..... 

100

Like poles naturally _________ each other. 

repel

100

A single magnetic field is produced by one magnet.

true

100

Gold is a type of metal. Does it attract magnets?


No

100

a push or pull that occurs when a magnet interacts with another object

Magnetic force


100

What happens when you place a pile of paperclips towards a horseshoe magnet?

they lift up and are magnetized

100

Potential energy of the system __________ when you apply a force to separate the two opposite poles. 

increases

100

Two like poles attract each other.

False

100

What would happen if we did not have a magnetic field?

Cosmic rays would harm our bodies and could even damage our DNA, increasing worldwide risk of cancer and other illnesses.

100

the ends of a magnetic object where the magnetic force is strongest

Magnetic poles

100

What happens when you bring two opposite poles together?

attract

100

Once an object is magnetized invisible arrows will point in on single direction or different directions?

one single direction

-----> -----> ----->

-----> -----> ----->

100

Earth does not act like a large magnet.

false

100

Why is the magnetic field important to sustain life on Earth?

It is important because it helps to deflect most of the solar wind, whose charged particles would otherwise strip away the ozone layer that protects the Earth from harmful ultraviolet radiation. 

200

The force of attraction or repulsion of magnetic materials

Magnetism

200

How can you make a temporary magnet?

by rubbing an object that is not a magnet such as an iron nail onto a pole of a magnet.

200

Are you able see magnetic fields?

No

200

Magnetic field lines cross one another.

false

200

How do you know if the magnetic force between two objects will be a push or a pull?

A magnet always exerts a pull on a magnetic object that is not itself a magnet.

300

The different ways that living things communicate with, act toward, and influence each other

Interaction

300

Name 4 materials that magnets attract to?

iron, nickel, cobalt, & steel

300

The field is strongest when ________________.

when the lines closest together.

300

There is a very little stream that flows from the sun towards Earth.

False

300

Draw the magnetic field lines around this iron nail.


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