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This is an activity about electromagnetism. Learners will use a compass to map the magnetic field lines surrounding a coil of wire that is connected to a battery. This activity requires a large coil or spool of wire, a source of electricity such as 3 D-cell batteries or an AC to DC power adapter, alligator-clipped wire, and magnetic compasses. This is the third lesson in the second session of the Exploring Magnetism teachers guide.

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    • Grade 11
    • Grade 12

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    Vocational/Professional Development Education,Physical sciences:Electricity and magnetism,Grade 6,NSDL,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-115,Heliophysics,Grade 9,STEREO,High School,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20140407123608962T,Middle School,Physics,Grade 8,Grade 7

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    English

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