Magnets Lesson for Kids: Uses & Types


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Magnets help to power _____.

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1. Which of the following is true about magnets?

2. How are permanent and temporary magnets different?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz will ask you five short questions about magnets. You'll need to know what magnets can do and answer questions about the different types of magnets.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz will ask you to:

  • Know what magnets help power
  • Understand true facts about magnets
  • Remember the difference between permanent and temporary magnets
  • Tell how a compass uses the magnetic field
  • Recall what electromagnets are powered by

Skills Practiced

You'll practice many skills, including:

  • Information recall - remember what you know about the magnetic field
  • Distinguishing differences - be able to tell the difference between temporary and permanent magnets
  • Knowledge application - use what you know about electromagnets to tell what powers them

Additional Learning

If you want to learn more about magnets, check out the lesson called Magnets Lesson for Kids: Uses & Types. The lesson will help you:

  • Learn about bar magnets
  • Understand what magnets are used for
  • Define the word ''magnet''