Magnets and Magnetic Fields
What is a magnetic pole?

 
 

What is the difference between a hard magnetic material and a soft one?  Give an example of each.
 
 
 

Just like electric charges: Like poles ___________ and opposite poles _____________.
 

Can you separate the magnetic north pole from the magnetic south pole?  What will happen if you cut the magnet?
 
 
 

What is a magnetic field?
 
 

Where is the magnetic field the strongest on a magnet?
 
 

Draw a magnetic field for a bar magnet.
 
 
 

Illustrate how a magnetic field can be traced using a compass.
 
 
 

Are the magnetic poles the same as the geographic poles?  Explain your answer.
 
 


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