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Magnetic materials

Iron, cobalt, nickel and some of their alloys


Non magnetic materials

Everything other than iron cobalt nickel and their alloys


Magnetic fields

The region around a magnet in which the magnetic force can be detected


Experiment to prove:
The direction of magnetic fields

Compass put around a bar magnet to show to arrows pointing away from the North Pole and to the south


How a compass works

Pointed end is actually a North Pole
Attracted to the South Pole of the earth
Which, is actually geographical north


Magnetic force

The force of attraction/repulsion between two magnets