Magnets make a magnetic field

The magnet attracts some metals

The magnetic metals are:




The magnet has two Poles:     North Pole       and       South Pole 

The North Poles  push away         The North Poles repel

The South Poles  push away          The South Poles repel

The North Pole and the South Pole   pull together

The North Pole and the South Pole attract    

The Earth is like a big magnet.    

The South Pole of this magnet is at the top of the Earth and the North Pole is at the bottom of the Earth.

This means that a compass will point towards the top of the Earth (it will point to the North Pole).

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