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This web site contains a set of curriculum materials for middle school and high school on the topic of magnetism. Topics include magnet basics, electromagnets, magnetic fields, superconductors, magnetic levitation, and applications of magnetic properties. It is organized sequentially, with a concept-building approach. Each unit is supported with videos and hands-on experiments, as well as links to background information.

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Faraday's Law, Lenz's Law, bar magnets, dipole, field lines, maglev, magnetic field lines, magnetic poles, magnetism experiments, magnetism labs, magnetism unit, magnetosphere, magnets
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### AAAS Benchmark Alignments (2008 Version)

#### 4. The Physical Setting

4D. The Structure of Matter
• 6-8: 4D/M9. Materials vary in how they respond to electric currents, magnetic forces, and visible light or other electromagnetic waves.
4G. Forces of Nature
• 3-5: 4G/E2. Without touching them, a magnet pulls on all things made of iron and either pushes or pulls on other magnets.
• 6-8: 4G/M3. Electric currents and magnets can exert a force on each other.
• 9-12: 4G/H5ab. Magnetic forces are very closely related to electric forces and are thought of as different aspects of a single electromagnetic force. Moving electrically charged objects produces magnetic forces and moving magnets produces electric forces.
• 9-12: 4G/H5c. The interplay of electric and magnetic forces is the basis for many modern technologies, including electric motors, generators, and devices that produce or receive electromagnetic waves.
• 9-12: 4G/H7. Electric currents in the earth's interior give the earth an extensive magnetic field, which we detect from the orientation of compass needles.
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