Stithsonianscience Magnetism 2018-19
Magnetism vocabulary for a sixth grade science unit.
Terms in this set (12)
Iron, Nickel, and Cobalt
The three elements which most strongly attract to a magnet.
The naturally magnetic mineral (aka: lodestone).
The strongest attracting parts of a magnet.
This is what a north pole and a south pole of a magnet will do to each other.
This is what two north poles or two south poles will do to each other.
The magnetic force surrounding a magnet.
The temperature at which a magntetic material no longer responds to a magnetic field.
North and South
The two types of poles a magnet has.
Intersect or cross
This is something magnetic field lines do not "want" to do.
These are groups of molecules. In magnetized materials the groups are well ordered; in non-magnetized materials the groups are poorly ordered.
A magnet's north pole has greater magnetic strength than its south pole.
Magnetic poles come in pairs.