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How to Make an Electromagnet

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Who first discovered that an electric current creates a magnetic field?

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1. Which of the following would increase the strength of an electromagnet?

2. Which of the following is NOT an application of electromagnets?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Using this quiz and worksheet, you can review the steps that are required to make an electromagnet. The history and strength of electromagnets are topics on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Take the quiz to check your understanding of:

  • Applications of electromagnets
  • How electromagnets work
  • Person who first discovered that a magnetic field is created by an electric current
  • Something that would intensify the strength of an electromagnet

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on electromagnets
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about what electromagnets need to work
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about the applications of electromagnets and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more about these magnetic concepts, use the lesson called How to Make an Electromagnet. These objectives can be completed:

  • Review the history of magnetism
  • Identify attributes of an electromagnet
  • Determine how electromagnets are created
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