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To examine the magnetic field of a bar magnet

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NATURAL SCIENCES

Energy transfers and forces

EDUCATOR SECTION

Memorandum

Sketch of a rod magnet. The direction of the magnetic field lines must be indicated from north to south.

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ACTIVITY 19: To examine the magnetic field of a bar magnet [LO 2.4]

Sketch what you see.

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Use a compass to determine the direction of the magnetic field and draw arrows to show this on your sketch.

6. Making a magnet

Magnets are made from steel. Steel can be magnetised by using electricity or by stroking it with another magnet.

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Learning Outcome 2:The learner will know and be able to interpret and apply scientific, technological and environmental knowledge.

Assessment Standard 2.4: We know this when the learner application of knowledge: applies knowledge appropriately by connecting the learnt concept to a variation of the known situation.

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