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ERIC Number: EJ1084829
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016-Jan
Pages: 3
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0031-9120
How to Simply Demonstrate Diamagnetic Levitation with Pencil Lead
Koudelkova, Vera
Physics Education, v51 n1 Article 014001 Jan 2016
A new simple arrangement how to demonstrate diamagnetic levitation is presented. It uses pencil lead levitating in a track built from neodymium magnets. This arrangement can also be used as a classroom experiment.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Secondary Education; High Schools
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Language: English
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