Plotting a Magnetic Field

Secondary KLA:
Educational levels:
Year 7, Year 8

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Students use this resource consisting of seven slides with diagrams, written explanation and voice-over to understand how to plot the magnetic field around a bar magnet using a plotting compass. There is a two-question quiz and a summary slide.

NSW syllabus outcomes

(ST2-4WS) investigates their questions and predictions by analysing collected data, suggesting explanations for their findings, and communicating and reflecting on the processes undertaken

(ST2-7PW) describes everyday interactions between objects that result from contact and non-contact forces

(SC4-5WS) collaboratively and individually produces a plan to investigate questions and problems

(SC4-10PW) describes the action of unbalanced forces in everyday situations

Australian curriculum content descriptions

(ACSSU076) Forces can be exerted by one object on another through direct contact or from a distance

(ACSIS066) Safely use appropriate materials, tools or equipment to make and record observations, using formal measurements and digital technologies as appropriate

(ACSSU117) Change to an object’s motion is caused by unbalanced forces acting on the object

(ACSIS125) Collaboratively and individually plan and conduct a range of investigation types, including fieldwork and experiments, ensuring safety and ethical guidelines are followed

More information

Resource type:
Interactive Resource
ScOT topics:
Forces and energy, South, North
File type:
Intel Corporation
Intel Corporation
Date created:
Friday, 7 March 2008

Resource ID: 4701908d-f000-4781-80c0-7bd3c8221f3b