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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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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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Polar Opposites. (2001). Retrieved April 15, 2024, from Exploratorium:
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Exploratorium. Polar Opposites. San Francisco: Exploratorium, 2001. (accessed 15 April 2024).
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