What Magnets Do
Magnets are used
in many in many different ways. They help make radios and
televisions work. Electric motors, such as those found in
vacuum cleaners and washing machines, contain magnets.
Power stations use magnets to help make electricity. They could
be put on doors such as refrigerators, to help them
Compasses have magnets that help airplane pilots, ship captains and other drivers to find their
Another use of magnets are found in toys such as electric trains and
magna doodles. Magnetized letters and
shapes are used on chalk boards, white boards and refrigerators.