In this section, you will look at the way electric and magnetic forces are used in everyday life.

A wind turbine
Diagram of an electromagnetic motor
Power lines

Before beginning, consider the following (scroll over the question mark to see the question):

How has the understanding of electrical and magnetic forces impacted society?

This question will be revisited at the end of the lesson.

In the next few sections, you will look at electric and magnetic forces and the application of these forces in everyday life.

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