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Magnetic Field Lines

For Teachers 6th - 8th
A large magnet is inserted into a tank of floating iron filings to reveal the magnetic field. Use this to show the shape of a magnetic field as well as how its strength appears to decrease the farther away from the magnet. The video is...
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Experiment : Magnetic Field Viewer

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Iron filings are suspended in a bottle of baby oil and then a magnet is held up to it to bring the magnetic field to view. The remainder of this homemade video gives the instructions for making this 3-D magnetic viewing cell from common...
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Metals Can be Attractive!

For Students K - 2nd
After reading a short paragraph about metals and magnets, young scientists circle the things they think will be attracted by a magnet. There are six objects for them to consider. A nice worksheet to help get a discussion on magnets and...
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Attractive Alloys

For Students 3rd - 4th
Include a lab about alloys and magnets in your fourth grade science lesson. Young scientists read the necessary background knowledge about alloys, then choose which objects (a screw, a bell, scissors, or coins) will be attracted to...
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Magnet Mania

For Teachers K - 1st
Youngsters go on a magnetic fishing trip! Use an engaging and clever language arts lesson to reinforce the recognition of the letters of the alphabet with very young readers. A fishing pole is made of a ruler and a piece of string with a...
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For Teachers 9th - 12th
All phenomena concerning magnets, their field lines and impact on objects are covered. The trivia surrounding field lines and the earth, electric charges, repulsion and attraction is plentiful. The slide show continues after twenty...
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Magnet Circus

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students explore the properties of magnets by designing a device that can move as far as possible using only magnets to move it, and design a machine that will stay in motion for the greatest period of time.
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Exploring Magnets and Magnetism

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Here is a very good lesson on magnets, magnetism, and magnitic fields that is chock full of great activities for you to implement with your young scientists. Learners discover the properties of magnets, look at the forces of attraction...
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Magnets: Magnetic Pick-Ups

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders investigate the affect of magnetism on various objects. They determine ways of sorting or classifying objects. Students examine what features of objects determine whether they are attracted to a magnet. They record their...
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Introduction to Magnets

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Ask your class what they know about magnets, then take some time and explain basic magnetic properties. This presentation covers polarity, magnets in compasses, and magnetic force. It provides a quick hands-on exploration where kids...
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For Teachers 3rd - 4th
A wonderfully rich presentation teaches about magnets and magnetism. Each slide is packed with interesting information on the discovery, history, physics, and uses for magnets. Good photographs, and an emphasis on vocabulary are part of...
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Activity: Slinkies and Magnetic Fields

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Your advanced physics class will appreciate this lesson in which they use magnetic field sensors to determine the relationship between the number of turns per meter of a solenoid and the magnetic field produced. The materials for this...
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For Students 2nd - 5th
In this physics worksheet, students fill in 14 blanks involving the Domain Theory of Magnetism. Students interact with a variety of aspects dealing with magnets.
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For Teachers 2nd
What a great way to have your second graders explore magnetism! Learners conduct an experiment in which they identify objects attracted to magnets. Then, they create a presentation in which they display objects involving magnets.
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The Power of Magnets

For Teachers 1st
Young scientists view this interactive slide show which teaches them about magnetism. Students test a variety of objects such as: a pencil, paper clip, penny, marble, and yarn to see if they can make a magnet move. Students see that the...
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Magnetic Fields

For Teachers 4th - 6th
A young boy, "Science Ben," smiles and follows the directions of the narrator as he traces the path of a magnetic field with a magnet. This is a demonstrative video that helps young physical scientists visualize the magnetic field. Show...
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What is the Magnetic Field?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Not only does the Tabletop Explainer reveal a magnetic field with iron filings, he also uses diagrams to explain rules for drawing one. He concludes with a couple of "What Do You Think?" questions to encourage deeper thinking. Have your...
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Science Fair Project - Electric Pulse Motor

For Teachers 7th - 12th
As a complex project, it's ideal for your older learners. Discuss electric currents and solar energy before building the motor to preload information. While sound is not included here, the steps are described through text and visual...
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Magnets are forceful

For Students 3rd - 4th
You could use this worksheet two different ways. As is, or you could have learners actually do the experiment shown. They are to determine which magnet is strongest by counting the number of paper clips hanging from it. Why not get five...
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Magnet Magic

For Students 3rd - 4th
Magnets are a source of amazement for young learners. It seems like magic the way they can attract certain things. This worksheet gives some background on which materials can be attracted to a magnet. Then, learners must circle the words...
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Fun with Math using Magnetic Force

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders explore and discuss the effectiveness of magnets in different situations. In this math lesson plan, 6th graders discuss rate and graphs after exploring with magnets using different restrictions on the magnets. They analyze...
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Magnets Word Search

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this word search worksheet, students locate and identify the 14 magnet-related words within the word search puzzle.
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Magnets Challenge

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this magnets worksheet, students read 11 definitions that pertain to magnets. From four choices, students choose the word that matches each meaning.
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Magnet Crossword Puzzle

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this magnets worksheet, students read ten clues pertaining to magnets. Students find the correct answer in a word box and fit it in the crossword puzzle.