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Detailed practical instructions and other notes that explain how to show the shape of the magnetic field around a wire.

Detailed practical instructions and other notes that explain how to make a giant model of a permanent magnet with compasses.

A fun game to revise basic magnetic ideas.

A site to revise magnets, magnetic fields and electromagnets, some interactivity.

An interactive activity on magnetism.

A series of pages about magnets.

This one of the best of the on-line games. A beautiful and simple set of scientific Flash challenges that engage and stimulate. Pupils can play on this for hours and then create their own puzzles to send to their friends.

A Blockbusters quiz about magnets.

A site that revises bar magnets.

A site that revises magnetic fields.

A site that revises using electromagnets in an electric bell.

Students use their knowledge of magnets to play a game

An animation that shows the magnetic field around a magnet and electromagnet and the effect of changing the number of turns and the voltage.

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