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This page and its annex describes, in trivial terms, the physics of magnetic fields and the history of its discovery. Included is the work of Halley, Oersted, Ampere and Maxwell. It also describes a way of demonstrating it in the classroom, using a vu-graph projector. Later sections #5, #5a and #6 extend this to magnetic field lines and electromagnetism.

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    Informal Education,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Higher Education,Middle School,NSDL,Hans Oersted,Maxwell,Undergraduate (Lower Division),High School,NSDL_SetSpec_439869,Edmond Halley,Magnetic Materials,Magnetic Fields and Forces,Electricity & Magnetism,Ampere,Chemistry,Physics,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20061003061943620T

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