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The act of trying to come together. Attract
An object with a small magnetic section that points toward the north pole of Earth. Compass
Using electricity, wires, and an iron core to create a temporary magnet. It can be made powerful as needed. Electromagnetism
The area around a magnet where you can detect the force of the magnet. Magnetic Field
The strength of a magnetic field in a magnet. Magnetic Force
An object which has a magnetic field around it. An example of a natural magnet is Magnetite. Natural Magnet
A man-made object with a magnetic field around it. It has parts that are usually labeled as North and South. It will keep its magnetism for a long period of time. Permanent Magnet
The characteristics of an object. Properties
The pushing apart of magnets that occurs when two north ends (or two south ends) of two magnets are brought close to each other. Repel
An object which has a magnetic field around it for a short period of time. An example of a temporary magnet is an electromagnet. Temporary Magnet
Created by: sjallsop