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Magnets

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magnet
material that has the ability to attract iron, steel or an iron alloy
attract
pull toward one another iron and steel objects are attracted to magnets
repel
push away from one another
magnetic field
the area of attraction repulsion that surrounds a magnet
magnetic pole
a place on a magnet where the magnetic affect is the strongest the two ends of the bar magnet are its pole
compass
tool that uses a magnetic needle to flow through it metals are examples of a good conductor
electromagnet
produced when electricity flows through a coil of wire wrapped around an iron bar it acts like a magnet