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Magnet and Iron Filings
# 5H10.30


Description:

Sprinkle iron filings on the Plexiglass plate that is placed over the bar magnet. Tap the Plexiglass to encourage alignment.



Parts: bar magnet, Plexiglass, iron filings

Purchased/Built: built

Quant. in Demo Room: 2

Demo References
The Video Encyclopedia of Physics Demonstrations Disc 19-04 Sprinkle iron filings on a glass sheet covering a bar magnet.
Sutton E-89 Sprinkle iron filings on a magnet between two glass plates.
Freier and Anderson Er-4 Iron filings are sprinkled on a sheet of plexiglass over a magnet.

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