In this movie, you’ll learn that magnets attract objects made with iron. Magnets have two poles, a north pole and a south pole. The opposite poles of magnets will attract, or pull toward each other. The like poles will repel, or push away. Magnets can pull through gases, like air, but some can also pull through solids and liquids. A magnetic field is the area around the magnet where it can attract or repel things. A magnet will affect a magnetic object only when it enters its magnetic field. How is a compass like a magnet? Watch the movie to find out!

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