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Magnetism Vocabulary


Name metals that are attracted by a magnet. iron, nickel, and cobalt
How do like poles of two magnets react to each other? repel
What is a magnet's property of attracting certain materials called? magnetism
How do the north and south poles of two magnets react to each other? attract
What kind of magnet is made in a factory? permanent
A naturally magnetic rock found at or near Earth's surface lodestone
An object that attracts or pulls on certain materials, mainly iron and steel magnet
The end of a magnet that points toward the south when the magnet moves freely south pole
The space in which the force of a magnet can act magnetic field
A device containing a magnetized needle that moves freely and is used to show direction compass
The lines that form a pattern showing the size and shape of a magnetic force field lines of force
A magnet's property of attracting certain materials magnetism
What kind of magnet is a magnetized iron nail? temporary
The end of a magnet that points toward the north when the magnet moves freely north pole
Created by: CherylBruce



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