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Magnetic Induction
# 5G20.46




Description:

A large soft iron bar that is held in contact with a large horse shoe magnet becomes magnetized itself. You can use this combination to pick up a large number of nails. When the large soft iron bar is removed from the magnet, the nails fall.



Purchased/Built: built

Setup Time: 1 hour

Quant. in Demo Room: 1

Demo References
Sutton E-88 A soft iron bar held colinear with a permanent magnet will become magnetized by induction. Use a compass needle to show the far pole of the bar is the same as the near pole of the magnet.

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