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Magnetic Fields Classroom Activity

Magnetic Fields Classroom Activity

In this lesson from Math Machines, students will learn about the effects of magnetic fields on moving, electrically charged particles. The activity consists of two exercises. The first involves analyzing how a robot is controlled in a magnetic field. The second has students design and test a "magnetic bottle." A participant handout (including worksheets) and facilitator notes are made available for download in DOC file format. A link to a required calculator program is also provided.


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