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GCE O-Level Physics Syllabus 

Chapter 20: Magnetism

Chapter Topics:

Laws of magnetism
Magnetic properties of matter
Magnetic field

Learning Objectives:

(a) State the properties of magnets.

(b) Describe induced magnetism.

(c) Describe electrical methods of magnetization and demagnetization.

(d) Draw the magnetic field pattern around a bar magnet and between the poles of two bar magnets.

(e) Describe the plotting of magnetic field lines with a compass.

(f) Distinguish between the properties and uses of temporary magnets (e.g. iron) and permanent magnets (e.g. steel).

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