High School / Physics

Magnetic Field: Coil

In this lab, students will use current and magnetic field sensors to understand some of the factors affecting the electromagnetic field strength within a solenoid.


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3-Axis Magnetic Field Sensor

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This 3-Axis Magnetic Field Sensor can sense the Earth’s magnetic field, magnetic fields from current-carrying coils, and permanent magnets.

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Magnetic Field: Coil