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This site from the Exploratorium presents the unexpected magnetic fields in Iceland's unusual volcanoes.  The site contains an introduction to the concept of drifting magnetic poles and presents an activity that illustrates how Earth's magnetic field works, with an explanation of the physics involved.
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Electricity & Magnetism
- Magnetic Fields and Forces
- Magnetic Materials
- Informal Education
- High School
- Lower Undergraduate
- Instructional Material
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Restriction: © 2001 Exploratorium
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Keywords: North pole , South pole, magnet, magnetic field, magnetic pole, magnetosphere, sphere
Record Creator: Metadata instance created September 25, 2006 by Ann Deml
Record Updated: Sep 25, 2006 by Ann Deml
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AIP Format
(Exploratorium, San Francisco, 2001), WWW Document, (http://www.exploratorium.edu/theworld/iceland/magnetism.html).
AJP/PRST-PER
Polar Opposites (Exploratorium, San Francisco, 2001), <http://www.exploratorium.edu/theworld/iceland/magnetism.html>.
APA Format
Polar Opposites. (2001). Retrieved September 2, 2014, from Exploratorium: http://www.exploratorium.edu/theworld/iceland/magnetism.html
Chicago Format
Exploratorium. Polar Opposites. San Francisco: Exploratorium, 2001. http://www.exploratorium.edu/theworld/iceland/magnetism.html (accessed 2 September 2014).
MLA Format
Polar Opposites. San Francisco: Exploratorium, 2001. 2 Sep. 2014 <http://www.exploratorium.edu/theworld/iceland/magnetism.html>.
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