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Magnet and Compass

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Overview:
Ever wonder how a compass worked to point you to the Arctic? Explore the interactions between a compass and bar magnet, and then add the earth and find the surprising answer! Vary the magnet's strength, and see how things change both inside and outside. Use the field meter to measure how the magnetic field changes.
Level:
High School
Material Type:
Simulation
Author:
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Provider:
University of Colorado Boulder
Provider Set:
PhET Interactive Simulations
Date Added:
01/23/2011
License:
Creative Commons Attribution Creative Commons Attribution
Language:
English, Albanian, Arabic, Basque, Cambodian, Catalan, Chinese, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, French, Georgian, German, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Laotian, Latvian Lettish, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Marathi, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese
Technical requirements:
JAVA, Java
Media Format:
Interactive, Text/HTML

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