This is a tricky question.
It is possible
to recreate the aurora borealis in a tube, but you
need a vacuum chamber.
So that might be too difficult to
But you could still learn about the
northern lights and do an experiment with magnets.
One interesting project that is pretty easy is to
put a magnet on a piece of paper, then put a
compass next to it. The compass will point in the
direction of the magnetic field. You can draw an
arrow showing which way the compass points, then
move the compass and draw another arrow, until
you've figured out which way the magnetic field
goes, all the way around the magnet.
connect these arrows into drawings that look like
that you've seen the magnetic field of a bar
magnet, you can learn about the Earth as a magnet,
and how the solar wind affects its magnetic field.
You can also learn more with the
If you hold your compass on the
table without a magnet anywhere nearby, the
compass will point towards the north pole of the
earth.What happens when you have a magnet sort of
near the compass, but not right next to the
You can also investigate what
happens when you put another magnet on the
I hope that helps!
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