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Magnetism

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magnet
any material that attracts iron or materials containing iron
magnetite or lodestone
naturally occuring magnets and it is a rock
ferromagnetic materials
show strong magnetic effect (ex. iron, nickel, cobalt) (INC)
magnetic field
area around a magnet where magnetic forces act
North & South
2 poles on a magnet
at the poles (ends)
where magnetic force is strongest
like and unlike poles
------- poles repel and ------- poles attract
spinning electrons
create a magnetic field
orbiting electrons
create a magnetic field
domains
groups of atoms with their magnetic fields lined up
magnetic substances
has its magnetic fields lined up in the same direction