magnetism

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Unformatted text preview: What do we already know ? Understand that some materials are attracted to magnets What the characteristics of magnets are That magnets can repel and attract each other How magnets behave What happens when you put two magnets together There are many legends that tell us about the discovery of magnets. One of the most common, is that of an elderly shepherd named Magnets, who was herding his sheep in an area of Northern Greece called Magnesia, about 4,000 years ago. It is said that both the nails in his shoes and the metal tip of his staff became firmly stuck to the large, black rock on which he was standing. This type of rock was later named magnetite, after either Magnesia or Magnets himself. horseshoe magnet bar magnet doughnut magnet wand magnet Magnets are in most electronic devices, in fact, anything that has a motor uses a magnet....
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This note was uploaded on 11/29/2011 for the course PHYS 122 taught by Professor Terry during the Fall '11 term at BYU.

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