Day 7: July 12th
Students began the morning with an introduction to the standard model of the atom followed by an introduction to magnetism. Later in the morning, students heard from David Sliski, and observational astronomer who spoke about near earth objects, planet detection and the upcoming solar eclipse. After lunch, students returned to learn more about magnetism and electromagnetic induction followed by time in the lab to observe this behavior.
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A spinning magnet induces an alternating current in a wire.

A ring's motion is altered by an induced current (short video).

A small transformer is created form coiled wire to light a small bulb.

In lab, a magnet is moved into and out of a coil of wire to light two different diodes.