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Lessons on Magnetism

 Name  Description  Type
 Introduction to Magnetism
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This slide show covers the Introduction to Magnetism presentation done in class.  Slide Show
Electromagnets and Solenoids
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This lesson examines the properties of an electromagnet (solenoid) that affect the its strength. Animations & Explanations
 Electron in a Magnetic Field
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 This demonstration shows the effect of a magnetic field acting on an electron.  Movie &
Explanation
Charges moving through a B-field
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This examines the difference between slow and fast moving negative and positive charges passing through a magnetic field.  Movie &
Explanation
(Java)
Two Charges in a Magnetic Field
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 This demonstration shows the effect of charge as an object moves through a magnetic field.   Movie &
Explanation
The Lorentz Force This simulation allows you to observe the relationship between current, magnetism, and the force created on a current bearing wire.  by Walter Fendt Interactive Lesson
(Java)
Electric Motor (DC) This interactive lesson clearly illustrates the roles that electricity, magnetism, and force play in a DC electric motor.  by Walter Fendt Interactive Lesson
(Java)
Inside a Television
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 This demonstrates the way magnetic fields are used inside television or computer displays (Cathode Ray Tubes). Movie &
Explanation
 Electromagnetic Induction
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 This animation demonstrates induction in a conductor passing through a magnetic field.   Movie &
Explanation
Induction Apparatus
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Contains brief info and links to devices that utilize electromagnetic induction.
Tesla Coils, Jacob's Ladder, microphone, generator, transformer.
Links & Explanation
Lenz's Law
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Contains an explanation of the law with some examples and a series of animations. Animations & Explanation
Electrical Generator (AC or DC) This interactive lesson clearly illustrates the roles that electricity, magnetism, and rotation play in an electrical generator.  by Walter Fendt Interactive Lesson
(Java)
Magnetism Review
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A collection of multiple choice questions providing immediate feedback. Multiple Choice Practice