This Self-Learning Module (SLM) is prepared so that you, our dear learners, can continue your studies and learn while at home. Activities, questions, directions, exercises, and discussions are carefully stated for you to understand each lesson.
Each SLM is composed of different parts. Each part shall guide you step-by-step as you discover and understand the lesson prepared for you.
Pre-tests are provided to measure your prior knowledge on lessons in each SLM. This will tell you if you need to proceed on completing this module or if you need to ask your facilitator or your teacher’s assistance for better understanding of the lesson. At the end of each module, you need to answer the post-test to self-check your learning. Answer keys are provided for each activity and test. We trust that you will be honest in using these.
Please use this module with care. Do not put unnecessary marks on any part of this SLM. Use a separate sheet of paper in answering the exercises and tests. And read the instructions carefully before performing each task.
In this module, you will familiarize of the different characteristics of magnets. But do you know that these magnets play important roles in our daily lives? Magnets have been proving its worth every day with its function by making difficult tasks easier. Magnets also play an important role in various devices we use at home. Series of activities were provided that can help you attain your learning targets. Please be guided by the instructions in each activity.
The lesson will focus on:
- Lesson 1 – Characterize magnetic force
After going through this, you are expected to be able to:
1. determine if an object is magnetic or non-magnetic;
2. identify the types of a magnet; and
3. characterize magnetic force.