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Iron Filings Domain
Stroke this sealed tube with a magnet and its iron filings line up, temporarily magnetized. You can then show the tube is a magnet by its effect on a compass needle. Shake the tube and the filings fall out of line, demagnetized.
Parts: Tube with filings, compass, magnet
Setup Time: none
Quant. in Demo Room: 1
Source: Central Scientific
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