This site from the Exploratorium provides an examination of Iceland's unusual volcanoes, with their unexpected magnetic fields. The site contains an introduction to the concept of drifting magnetic poles and presents an activity that illustrates how Earth’s magnetic field works, with an explanation of the physics involved.
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Keywords:Informal Education,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Chemistry,NSDL,Undergraduate (Lower Division),magnetic field,magnetic pole,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20061121131708684T,North pole,magnet,sphere,Higher Education,High School,NSDL_SetSpec_439869,South pole,Magnetic Materials,Magnetic Fields and Forces,Electricity & Magnetism,magnetosphere,Physics,Geoscience
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