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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