Experiments With Magnets

Experiments With Magnets

by Dale Marie Bryan


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The Chinese created the first compasses more than 2,200 years ago.

How people use magnets to create useful tools;

Experiments, a timeline, photos-and how to make magnets of your own;

Surprising True facts that will shock and amaze you!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780531266458
Publisher: Scholastic Library Publishing
Publication date: 09/01/2011
Series: Scholastic True Book Series: Experiments
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.20(d)
Age Range: 7 - 9 Years

Table of Contents

1 Scientists' Questions

What is the scientific method? 7

2 Magnets in the Making

Where do magnets come from? 13

Our Mega Magnet

How can Earth be a magnet? 18

3 Playing with your food

Could you have eaten something magnetic for breakfast? 20

4 Magnets at Work

Can magnets do anything useful? 28

5 Electromagnets

What are electromagnets exactly, and are they really everywhere? 36

True Statistics 43

Resources 44

Important Words 46

Index 47

About the Author 48

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