CBSE Science Class 6

Fun With Magnets

Fun With Magnets - Chapter Wise CBSE Solved Question and Answer Based On NCERT

Points To Remember:

  • The substance having property of attracting iron is known as magnet. Magnetite is a natural magnet.
  • The materials which get attracted towards a magnet are magnetic materials. For example-iron, cobalt etc.
  • Materials which are not attracted towards a magnet are non-magnetic materials. For example-plastic, glass etc.
  • Magnet has two poles north and South Pole. Same poles of two magnets repel each other. Opposite poles of two magnets attract each other.
  • Magnetic compass is a small box with glass cover. It consists of a magnetised needle, which rotates freely and indicates north south direction when comes to rest.
  • Magnets lose their property if they are heated, hammered, dropped from some height or not stored properly.

Chapter 13: Fun With Magnets