In this worksheet, we will practice describing the effects of magnetic interactions between two objects that are not in contact.
If you place a paper clip underneath a piece of paper, what will happen if you try to lift it with a magnet?
- AThe magnet will push the paper clip away.
- BThe magnet will not lift the paper clip.
- CThe magnet will attract the paper clip.
A class tested some everyday objects to find out which are magnetic and which are not.
Which of the materials tested are magnetic?
- ARubber, plastic, and silver
- BSilver, plastic, and brass
- CSteel, iron, and nickel
Select the household item that does not use electromagnetism.
- AMicrowave oven
- BCell phone
Emma tested three different magnets to see which could hold the most paper clips.
The results are shown in the table.
|Magnet A||Magnet B||Magnet C|
Which magnet is the strongest?
- AMagnet C
- BMagnet B
- CMagnet A
True or False: The further apart two magnets are from one another, the stronger the forces that attract or repel the magnets.
Which word is missing from the table?
Fill in the blank: As two magnets move further away from each other, the strength of attraction .
- Astays the same
- Bbecomes stronger
- Cbecomes weaker
A magnetic field forms around a wire if electricity flows through it.
What name is given to this type of magnet?
- AA wire magnet
- BA bar magnet
- CAn electromagnet
What name is given to the area around a magnet where its force can attract or repel objects?
- AMagnetic center
- BMagnetic circle
- CMagnetic field