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has the ability to exert forces on magnets or other magnetic materials

permanent magnets

material that keeps its magnetic properties even when it isnt close others

magnetic poles

all magnets have 2 opposites, north and south.


Substances that are strongly attracted to magnets

magnetic domains

groups of atoms with aligned magnetic poles

magnetic field

the region around a magnet where the magnetic force is exerted


navigational instrument for finding directions


a temporary magnet made by passing electric current through a wire coiled around an iron bar


engine that converts mechanical energy into electrical energy by electromagnetic induction

alternating current

electric current that changes its direction repeatedly


a unit of power equal to 1000 watts


(KWH) the amount of electricity consumed by the appliances in your home

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