Magnetic Field - Eme Set - Bar Magnet

Purpose

To visualize the magnetic field of a bar magnet.
 

Equipment

EME magnetic filed visualization apparatus with bar magnet on overhead projector.

 

Description

This is a commercial version of the magnetic field visualization using iron filings. Place the magnet beneath the plastic box on an overhead projector, sprinkle on filings and tap to get the filings to line up along the magnetic field lines.
 

References

E.M.E. Electromagnetism Series, Teacher's Guide, Unit 1: Magnetic Field.