The Great Magnet, the Earth
Index to the Web Site
A review of "De Magnete"
Another review of "De Magnete"
(By Stuart Malin and David Barraclough
in Eos of 23 May, 2000).
More about "De Magnete"
Performing Gilbert's Experiment on Induced Magnetism
What was known in Gilbert's Time
London in 1600
The Dynamo Process
Of Special Interest to Science Teachers
"Teaching About Magnetism" (with demonstrations)
Teaching Geomagnetism in an Earth Sciences Class , a short article with suggestions on using this material in schools.
Teaching about the Earth's Magnetism in Earth Sciences, a one-hour illustrated talk given by the author 18 November 2000 before the regional meeting of the National Association of Science teachers (NSTA). For faster loading, this document is divided into 3 parts.
Go to Part 2
Go to Part 3
"A Teacher's Introduction to the Earth's Magnetosphere" (illustrated talk)
Note: If you liked what you found here, you might want to look up other (much larger!) web sites by the same author, on magnetism in space and on spaceflight and astronomy:
Back to the Master List
Author and Curator: Dr. David P. Stern
Mail to Dr.Stern: earthmag("at" symbol)phy6.org
Last updated 29 November 2004