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Force of Magnetism

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any push or pull that causes an object to move, stop, or change direction force
the force of repelling or attracting between poles of magnets magnetism
moving something by physically touching it direct force
force that acts against motion when two surfaces rub against each other friction
Repel or attract: north and south? attract
moving something by not physically touching it indirect force
Are pennies magnetic? no
If you cut a magnet in half, will it still work? yes
Repel or attract: north and north? repel
Is aluminum foil magnetic? no
If an electron doesn't have a partner and it is spinning by itself, will it create a magnetic force? yes
What happens when the like poles of two magnets are close to each other? repel
In order for a piece of iron to be magnetic, all the ____________ must be pointing in the same direction. domains
Will dropping a magnetic really hard cause it to lose its magnetism? yes
What are the two poles of a magnet? north and south
If two electrons are spinning next to each other in opposite directions, will they create a magnetic force? no
Is iron magnetic? yes
The small needle of a magnet points north because the small needle is actually a ________________. magnet
What happens when the opposite poles of two magnets are close to each other? attract
Earth is one big _____________. magnet
Repel or attract: south and south? repel
Which part of the atom is responsible for magnetism? electron
Is the force of magnetism a direct force, indirect force, or both? both
How many poles does a magnet have? two
Is all metal magnetic? no
A compass points to the north pole because ______ is one big magnet. Earth
If an object is NOT magnetic, then the domains point in ____ directions different
In order for a substance to be magnetic, most of the ______ need to spin in the same directions. electrons
Can some metal objects that aren't magnets be turned into a magnet for a short period of time? yes
A domain is made up of atoms that have a majority of the electrons ___________ in the same direction. spinning
Will a magnet still work if it is broken in half? yes
Created by: Cabrini