Flashcards in Magnetism Deck (13)
What happens if these materials are placed close to a magnetic?
They will experience a magnetic force
What is the area around a magnetic field called?
A magnetic field
Do all magnets have the same magnetic field patterns?
No, each type of magnet has a particular magnetic field pattern in the space around it
What are the two ends of a magnet called?
What do field lines show?
The direction of the force on a magnet at each point in the field. They start at the North Pole and reach the South Pole.
Where is the magnetic field around the bar strongest?
At its poles
What do iron filings show when scattered around the magnet?
They arrange themselves to show the magnetic field pattern
What happens when the poles of two magnets are brought close to eachother?
Both magnets experience a force
What happens when two north or south poles are brought together?
The force between them is repulsive
What happens when a north and a south are brought together?
The force between them is attractive
Like poles ............
Opposite poles ...........