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Key Concepts of Magnets (reassessment)

_______________ is a magnet's ability to attract metal. magnetism
True or False? The 2 poles of a magnet are the north and south poles. true
What kind of magnet keeps its magnetism for a long period of time? permanent magnet
True or False? Paper clips are attracted to magnets. true
What are the ends of a magnet called? poles
What will happen when 2 like poles of a magnet are put together? They will repel.
True or False? Iron nails are attracted to magnets. true
The space around a magnet where the force can be felt is called the __________________________. magnetic field
_________________ is when 2 magnets pull toward each other. Attract
A ______________ is an object that can attract or repel other objects. magnet
A ________________ magnet loses magnetism after a short period of time. temporary
The force of a magnet is the strongest at the _________. poles
True or False? Nickel will attract to a magnet. true
When opposite ends of 2 magnets are close together what will happen? They will attract.
When you rub a permanent magnet along a nonmagnetic item that contains iron what will happen? The nonmagnetic item becomes a temporary magnet.
True or False? Iron and steel are metals that attract a magnet. true
What is the largest magnet? Earth
True or False? A silver bracelet would NOT be attracted to a magnet. true
If an object moves away from a magnet, then it is _______________ the magnet. repelling
An object pushes or pulls objects made of _________. iron
Created by: lasheabranton