By Evan M. and Sophia s.

Properties of Magnets

1. Attracts iron or materials containing iron

2. Attract or repels other magnets

3. Point north when they swing freely

Magnetic field

Magnetic field lines are the area around a magnet. A strong magnetic field the magnetic field lines are closer together. If the magnet is weak it's magnetic field lines are farther apart.


Magnets come in all shapes and sizes. Some magnets are stronger than others though. All magnets attract metal whether the shape or size.