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Inspector Detector Challenge

3 minutes 19 seconds

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Students design and build magnetic-field detectors and use them to find hidden magnets in this activity from "Design Squad Nation." They also learn how NASA uses magnetometers to learn what is going on inside a planet or moon. As they build their magnetic detectors, they use the engineering design process, apply a variety of science concepts, and learn how a planet's or moon's magnetic field gives NASA scientists insights into its structure. Part of the "Design Squad Nation" series.

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Runtime: 3 minutes 19 seconds

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