Magnetic fields transform motion into electric currents at the BIG Magnet. BIG Magnet is part of the larger Experiment Gallery on level 3.
Describe how an electric current produces a magnetic force, and how this interaction is used in motors and electromagnets to produce mechanical energy.
Describe how magnets can repel or attract each other and how they attract certain metal objects.
Use the interplay of electric and magnetic forces to explain how motors, generators, and transformers work.
Describe how moving electric charges produce magnetic forces and moving magnets produce electric forces.