Magnetism Science Terms

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ALNICO

A material made from Aluminum, Nickel, and Cobalt- magnetism retained for a long time

MagLev

A train like transportation that uses magnetism to travel very quickly and magnetism levitates it so it is less noisy

Domains

Groups of atoms- when aligned material is magnetic, when random material not magnetic

Attract

Two unlike poles

Repel

Two like poles

Electromagnetism

Magnetism made by electricity- magnetism can by turned on and of

Magnetic Variation

The region of difference between the magnetic and geographic poles

Magnetic field

The region around a magnet where the magnetic force acts

Poles

Ends of the magnets (end of any magnetic field) NORTH AND SOUTH

Magnetic + Geographic poles

Magnetic north- geographic south, magnetic south- geographic north

Electromagnets

A magnet created by electricity, only works when surrounded by electric field

Induced Magnetism

Magnetism that only occurs in the presence of a magnetic field

Induced current

A current caused by magnetism- no battery- only works when in magnetic field

Generator

Machine that makes electricity through magnetism

Motor

Machine that makes magnetism made from electricity

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