Learning about magnets

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Description

Experimenting with magnets

Resources

Magnets
Jar / large glass
Racetrack (I shall make one)
Paperclips
a magnetic car

Instructions

1. 3 tables with various activities

a) Magnetic race track

- Put magnet on bottom of the toy car

- Place car on the track and hold magnet under

- RACE!

b) Tricky paper clip

- Fill large glass with water

- Drop in paper clip

- “How can you get this paperclip out without touching the water?”

- Use magnet to slide along the side








Tags

  • creative challenge
  • experiment badge
  • Magnets

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