|An Introduction to Geomagnetism|
This tutorial introduces students to geomagnetism, the Earth's magnetic field, and its changes through time and space. Topics include the properties of Earth's magnetic field, how it makes a compass work, and why Earth has a magnetic field. There is also discussion of magnetic reversals, a set of links to additional reading and resources, and a set of classroom activities on the basic properties of magnetic fields and Earth's changing magnetic field.
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DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-009-911
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Publisher: National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
Imager for Magnetopause-to-Aurora Global Exploration (IMAGE) Education and Public Outreach
Author: Dr Sten Odenwald
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)