Previous Next

Which is a Magnet?
# 5G10.30

Description: Two similar bars of iron are supplied. One is magnetized and the other is not. How do you tell them apart? Bring the end of the non-magnetized bar to the center of the magnet and there is no attraction. Now bring the end of the magnet to the non-magnet and lift it up.

Setup Time: none

Quant. in Demo Room: 1

Demo References
Sutton E-85 With two similar bars of iron, one magnetized, use the end of one to lift the middle of the other.
Freier and Anderson Es-9 Two bars look alike, one is a magnet and the other is not.

Keyword Search:
complete words only, or parts of other words?

Home Manual Demo Suggestions

NCSU Physics Demonstrations
© 2010, North Carolina State University Department of Physics. The design of this site nor the
contents may be copied without the express written permission of the NC State University Department of Physics.

North Carolina State University
All Rights Reserved, 2011