Lesson Worksheet: Magnetism: Magnetic Fields Science
In this worksheet, we will practice describing a magnet’s magnetic field, explaining how a compass works, and explaining how magnetic fields are used in medicine.
Which picture shows a magnetic field?
Look at this picture of a compass.
Fill in the blanks to explain how a compass works: The compass needle is a very small that lines up with magnetic north and south poles.
- Apiece of metal, the magnet’s
- Bmagnet, Earth’s
- Cpiece of iron, Earth’s
- Dmagnet, the magnet’s
Which of the following is a way in which magnetic fields are used in medicine?
Look at the chart.
What term is being defined?
- BPole of a magnet
- CMagnetic material
- DMagnetic field
Which of the following shows the correct way to use compasses to plot the magnetic field of a bar magnet?
Which picture shows a correctly drawn magnetic field?
How is a compass useful?
- CBoth of the answers are correct.
- DNeither of the answers is correct.
A boy is moving a toy car with a magnet attached to it using another magnet without touching the car. This is shown in the image.
Which property of magnets causes this motion?
- AMagnets can act at a distance.
- BOpposite poles attract.
- CMagnets can work through other materials.
Look at the picture.
Fill in the blank: Magnet 1 can attract or repel magnet 2 when magnet 2 is within magnet 1’s .
- Amagnetic material
- Dmagnetic field
What can Matthew sprinkle around a magnet to see the magnetic field around it?
- AAluminum filings
- BPieces of paper
- CCopper filings
- DIron filings