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This is a website that serves as an online textbook to tell the story of William Gilbert, English physicist during the time of Queen Elizabeth I, and the history of the discovery of Earth's magnetism. Learners can read about historical studies of magnetism, connections between sunspot activity and the Earth's magnetic field, the internal dynamo responsible for generating the Earth's magnetic field, magnetic polarity and reversals, and geomagnetic storms.

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    Space Science,Informal Education,Higher Education,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20140407123731682T,NSDL,Earth and space science:Solar system:The sun:Solar-terrestrial interactions,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-115,Heliophysics,Magnetic reversals,High School,Planetary magnetism,Plate tectonics,Space science,Vocational/Professional Development Education,High School Programming,History/Policy/Law,Geoscience,Earth and space science:Earth structure:Earth's magnetic field,History of science

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    English

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