IGG INTEREST BADGE Brownie Science Investigator Option 02

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Investigate Magnetism


 Selection of Magnets
 Wood
 Iron
 Aluminium
 Paper
 Record Sheet (see overleaf)


• Show the Brownies the different magnets and ask them
“Which Magnet they think is the strongest?”
• Divide the Pack into groups
• Each group complete the follow experiment
• Use the selection of magnets, record what happens when you hold them near the following:
a) Wood
b) Iron
c) Paper
d) Aluminium
e) 2 other materials of your choice
• Which objects are attracted to the magnet?
• Do different magnets produce different results?
• Which magnet is the strongest?

Trefoil News November/December 2013

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  • Brownie Challenge 2018/2019
  • IGG
  • interest badge
  • Magnets
  • science
  • science experiments

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