Education Technology

Bell Ringer: Change in Magnetic Field Strength with Distance

Published on 09/07/2010

Activity Overview

Students use a precompiled data set to determine the relationship between magnetic field strength and the distance from a magnet.

Key Steps

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    Students use a precompiled data set to examine the relationship between magnetic field strength and distance.

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    They then make a plot of field strength vs. distance.

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    Finally, they use a regression to determine the functional form of the data.