Magnetism: Additional Self Assessment Materials

These two activities cover most of the requirements for magnetism within DfEE Circular 4/98 Annex E, namely:

magnets have poles

like poles repel

north seeking poles point north

magnetism can act over a distance


How can you tell its a magnet?
Magnetic materials in the classroom

The material on magnetism links to that on electricity, especially electricity generation. There is material with good demonstrations on the magnetic effect in the video series Making Sense of Science: Programme 7 Electricityy Channel 4 Schools 1995 or in the video Electricity Production from what used to ssociation Services, 30 Millbank, London SW1P 4RD.