On these pages we'll tell you everything you want to know about magnets and magnetism, and we'll illustrate some simple projects you can build to help you understand how magnets work.
... what causes it, and what kind of materials can be magnetized.
Making an Electromagnet
... how to make a magnet with a battery and wire.
Making a Magnet
... how to make a permanent magnet.
The Earth is a Magnet
... find out more, including why the north pole is really a south pole!
Types of Magnetism
... all materials are affected by a magnetic field, to varying degrees.
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
... how MRI machines use magnets to see inside your body.
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