All About Magnetism

All About Magnetism

by Angela Royston


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All about Science, All About Magnetism, How does magnetism keep a refrigerator door closed? How does a compass work? What kind of train works by magnetism? All About Science introduces basic science topics using everyday objects and situations that readers can recognize in the world around them. Simple experiments are included to help demonstrate the concepts for young readers. This title looks at magnetism: what it is, what materials are magnetic, and how magnets are used in everyday life.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781484626948
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication date: 01/01/2016
Series: All About Science
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 932,108
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.10(d)
Lexile: NC820L (what's this?)
Age Range: 6 - 8 Years

About the Author

Angela Royston has written many books for young people, including books about people at work, animals, health and the environment.

Table of Contents

What Is Magnetism? 4

Shapes of Magnets 6

Using Magnets 10

Exploring Magnetic Force 12

What Can Magnetic Force Pass Through? 16

North and South Poles 20

Maglev Train 22

Earth Is a Magnet 24

Using a Compass 26

Experiment Results 28

Quiz 29

Glossary 30

Find Out More 31

Index 32

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