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Unit 2: Forces at a distance

500 possible mastery points

About this unit

Why does the moon orbit around the earth? How does a compass work? Here, you'll learn about forces that occur across a distance when objects are not touching each other. Explore gravitational, magnetic, and electric forces, how they affect objects, and how electromagnetism can be used to create magnets and electricity.
Why do my socks stick together when I take them out of the dryer?
It's true, opposites attract! If they're magnetic poles.
Level up on the above skills and collect up to 240 Mastery points
How can Earth keep the Moon in orbit if they never touch?
Magnets are much more useful when you can turn them on and off.
Level up on the above skills and collect up to 160 Mastery points
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Unit test

Level up on all the skills in this unit and collect up to 500 Mastery points!