Magnet Experiment

Magnetic Force

Two bodies carrying charge in the same direction of motion develop a force of magnetic attraction between them and objects carrying similar charge have a repulsive force between them.


To test the magnetic force between two objects.

Apparatus Required

  • Cardboard
  • Magnet
  • Paperclip


  • Place a paperclip on a cardboard and grasp a magnet on either side. Now try to move the clip with the help of a magnet.
  • Sketch the maze and move the clip in a conductive direction.
  • Now put the paper clips down on the floor and keep the magnet near to its surface and attempt to shake the magnet by shaking the clips from the table.

To learn more about magnets and practice further, you can go through NCERT solutions for Fun with Magnets provided by Byju’s. To learn more click here – Fun with Magnets

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