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an object that produces a magnetic force.
a magnet that can't be turned on or off, because it is always magnetic.
to pull toward each other
to push apart
The ends of a magnet. One is south one is north pole
A device that interacts with the Earths magnetic field to tell us what north and south is.
an attractive force between objects, like between Earth and objects on Earth.
the influence of a magnetic field on iron, which makes the iron a temporary magnet
an area of magnetic influence around a magnet
a piece of iron that behaves like a magnet only when it is under the influence of an external magnetic field
a property of certain kinds of materials that causes them to attract iron or steel
energy that matter has because of its postion.
in an electromagnet, the material around which a coil of insulated wire is wound
a piece of iron that becomes a temporary magnet when electricity flows through coils of insulated wire wrapped around it