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Magnetism
The force produced when all the electric forces in a substance are lined up.
Magnet
An item that can attract iron or steel.
Magnetic Pole
The area on a magnet where the greatest magnetic force occurs.
Magnetic Field
The area around a magnet where its magnetic force is experienced.
Magnetic Domain
Clusters of atoms within a substance that act like tiny magnets.
Induced Magnetism
When a substance is magnetized through a contact with a magnet.
Lodestone
Naturally occuring magnetic rock.
North Magnetic Pole
A magnetic area on the earth to which compasses point; differs from the geographic pole.
North Geographic Pole
Tnorthern-most point on the earth; determined by the earth's rotation.
Orienteering
A sport using maps and compasses.
Compass
A magnet, usually a needle, that seeks the magnetic North Pole.