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Ferrofluid Overview
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(1) Properties of Ferrofluid


(1) Investigating and Understanding the Unique Properties of Ferrofluids
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(2) Investigating the Structure of Magnetite
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Appendix A: Magnetic Properties of Magnetite
Appendix B: Directions for building the magnetite structure with the ICE Solid State Model Kit can be found in the July 1999 issue of the Journal of Chemical Education.

Preparation and Properties of an Aqueous Ferrofluid. Enzel, Patricia; Adelman, Nicholas B.; Beckman, Katie J.; Campbell, Dean J.; Ellis, Arthur B.; Lisensky, George C. J. Chem. Educ. 1999, 76, 943.

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These modules have been created by Ann Pumper, Bruce Swanson, Jeremiah Neubert, Cindy Widstrand, and Arthur Ellis. Funding for this project has been made possible through the National Science Foundation's Materials Research Science and Engineering Center's Research Experience for Teachers program and the GK-12/K-Through-Infinity Professional Development program.