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Magnets

test 3-9-12
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force
push or pull
magnet
an object that sticks to iron
magnetism
a specific kind of force
attract
when magnets pull together
repel
when magnets push apart
temporary magnet
a piece of iron that behaves like a magnet when it is touching a permanent magnet
induced magnetism
the influence of a permanent magnet's magnetic field on a piece of iron, which makes the iron act like a magnet
detector
somethng you use to gather evidence about something you can't see
graph
organizes data visually to show a relationship between two things
prediction
an educated guess based on data or previous experience
What do magnest stick to?
iron
What do magnets do?
attract or repel
What do all magnet have?
a north and south pole
What can magnetism be induced in?
iron or steel and a few other metals
Does the magnetic force get stronger or weaker the greater the distance between the two magnets?
weaker
What can be used to detect a magnetic field?
compasses, iron fillings, and iron objects