Flashcards in Magnetism Deck (7)
What is magnetism?
Magnetism: an invisible force that pushes or pulls magnetic material.
What is a magnet?
A magnet is a material that produces a magnetic field.
Which metals are magnetic?
Only iron (Fe), nickel (Ni) and cobalt (Co) are magnetic
Are non-metals (e.g. wood and plastic) magnetic or non-magnetic?
Non-magnetic. They are not attracted by a magnet.
What are the ends of a magnet called?
Poles (North pole and South pole)
Opposite poles of magnets (N and S) will _____________.