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Magnet Test 5th grade

4th grade magnet test in state of VA.
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Magnet
Objects attracted to materials made of iron and steel.
Permanent Magnet
Magnet that keeps its magnetism for a long time (made in a store).
Temporary Magnet
Magnet that does not keep its magnetism for a long time (magnetized iron nail).
Compass
Magnetized device that points to directions.
Magnetic Field
Space around a magnet where a magnet's force can act.
Which materials are attracted to a magnet?
steel, cobalt, nickel, iron, metal, nails, staple, fridge, key, washer, wrench
Which materials are not attracted to a magnet?
plastic, paper, cardboard, wood, cotton, walls, rubber, coins, glass, foil, yarn
If two magnets were placed together with their north poles facing each other, would they attract or repel?
repel
If two magnets were placed together with their north andsouth poles facing each other, would they attract or repel?
attract
Where are magnets strongest?
at the poles
How can you make a temporary magnet?
by striking something that attracts a magnet on a magnet
Through what materials can a magnet's magnetism pass through?
paper, plastic cup, foil, plastic wrap, and Kleenex
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