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Neato-Magneto Planets

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Participants study magnetic fields at four separate stations: examining magnetic fields generated by everyday items,
mapping out a magnetic field using a compass, creating models of Earth's and Jupiter's magnetic fields, and observing
aurora produced by magnetic fields on both planets.

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Neato-Magneto Planets

Neato-Magneto Planets

Participants study magnetic fields at four separate stations: examining magnetic fields generated by everyday items,
mapping out a magnetic field using a compass, creating models of Earth's and Jupiter's magnetic fields, and observing
aurora produced by magnetic fields on both planets.