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Experimenting With Electromagnets

Students pick up paper clips using an electromagnet Product Type: Video Learning Clip
Audience: Educators, Students
Grade Levels: K-8
Year: 2005
Subjects: General Science

Students at Andenes Barneskole perform an electromagnetic experiment. They investigate how the strength of the electromagnet changes as the voltage changes. They measure the magnet's strength by counting the number of paper clips the magnet picked up. The students perform multiple trials and then graph the results.

Experimenting With Electromagnets
Duration: 3 minutes 02 seconds
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