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As two magnets move further and further away from each other, the strength of attraction
1. becomes weaker.
2. stays the same.
3. becomes stronger.
1. iron or paper.
2. paper or steel.
3. iron or steel.
4. steel or rock.
A magnet is something that
1. floats in water.
2. can carry paperclips.
3. points to the north pole.
4. attracts and repels metals.
Which item is attracted by magnets?
1. brick
2. penny
3. metal
4. rubber
As shown, the magnets will repel each other.
1. True
2. False
All magnets have a                 pole and a                 pole.
1. north; west
2. north; south
3. south; west
4. south; east
A compass needle is really a                .
1. wire
2. toy
3. sewing needle
4. magnet
What are the two poles on a magnet?
1. north and north
2. south and north
3. west and south
4. south and south
Magnets contain a force that                 certain metals like iron.
1. attracts
2. increases
If you place a south pole of a magnet close to the south pole of another magnet, they will attract each other.
1. True
2. False
A magnet is strongest at its poles.
1. True
2. False
Magnets come in many shapes and sizes.
1. True
2. False
Magnets can pick up metals like                .
1. dimes
2. pennies
3. iron
4. nickels
Which item would a magnet stick to?
1. A metal chair leg
2. A wooden desk
3. A blanket
Will the magnets repel or attract?

1. repel
2. attract
Which are ways to reduce or use less energy? Select all that apply.
1. Use a clothes dryer instead of a clothes line.
2. Turn the TV off when you're not watching it.
3. Carpool, ride your bike, or walk instead of taking a car.
4. Turn the lights off when you leave a room.
5. Leave water dripping from the faucet.
A needle cannot be magnetized and made into a magnet.
1. True
2. False
A magnet is
1. a piece of metal that can attract another piece of metal.
2. a piece of paper that attracts another piece of paper.
3. a tool used to find direction.
4. a bulk of paper clips.