Magnetic Effects of Electric Current | Class 10 | Activity 13.2 with Solution

Magnetic Effects of Electric Current | Activities in Text Book with Solution

Activity 13.2

Fix a sheet of white paper on a drawing board using some adhesive material.

Place a bar magnet in the centre of it.

Sprinkle some iron filings uniformly around the bar magnet (Fig. 13.2). A salt-sprinkler may be used for this purpose.

Fig. 13.2

Now tap the board gently.

What do you observe?

✅ Answer: Iron filings near the magnet align along the field lines. 

Reason: The magnet exerts its influence in the surrounding region. So, the iron filings experience a force. It makes iron filings to arrange in a pattern.


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