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This site provides a non-mathematical overview of research on the magnetic fields and space environment around Earth.  It includes articles on particles, electromagnetic forces, the sun and solar wind, and space exploration. The site stresses history and conceptual understanding, and basics such as electrons, ions and their motion in space, plasmas,  and energy.  Additional references include a glossary, timeline, Q&A,  and teacher guide. A Spanish translation is available.
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Astronomy
- Solar System
- Stars
- The Sun
Electricity & Magnetism
- Magnetic Fields and Forces
General Physics
- Properties of Matter
Modern Physics
- Plasma Physics
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© 1996 David P. Stern
Keywords:
aurora, magnetic fields, magnetosphere, radiation, solar flares, solar wind
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Metadata instance created May 11, 2004 by Bruce Mason
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August 11, 2006 by Bruce Mason
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September 28, 2004
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This resource is part of 2 Physics Front Topical Units.


Topic: Magnetism and Magnetic Force
Unit Title: What is Magnetism?

This page has many resources that teachers can use when developing lesson plans on the various categories within magnetism.

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D. Stern, (1996), WWW Document, (http://www.phy6.org/Education/Intro.html).
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D. Stern, The Exploration of the Earth's Magnetosphere (1996), <http://www.phy6.org/Education/Intro.html>.
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Stern, D. (2004, September 28). The Exploration of the Earth's Magnetosphere. Retrieved August 20, 2014, from http://www.phy6.org/Education/Intro.html
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Stern, David. The Exploration of the Earth's Magnetosphere. September 28, 2004. http://www.phy6.org/Education/Intro.html (accessed 20 August 2014).
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Stern, David. The Exploration of the Earth's Magnetosphere. 1996. 28 Sep. 2004. 20 Aug. 2014 <http://www.phy6.org/Education/Intro.html>.
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