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Flashcards in Magnetism Deck (7)
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1

What is magnetism?

Magnetism: an invisible force that pushes or pulls magnetic material.

2

What is a magnet?

A magnet is a material that produces a magnetic field.

3

Which metals are magnetic?

Only iron (Fe), nickel (Ni) and cobalt (Co) are magnetic

4

Are non-metals (e.g. wood and plastic) magnetic or non-magnetic?

Non-magnetic. They are not attracted by a magnet.

5

What are the ends of a magnet called?

Poles (North pole and South pole)

6

Opposite poles of magnets (N and S) will _____________.

Attract

7

Like poles (e.g. N and N) of magnets will _____________.

Repel