Lesson Plan

Magnet Circus

This Magnet Circus lesson plan also includes:

Explore applications of magnetic force. Groups learn about magnetism and create a circus act using magnets in the STEM activity. They attempt to create a perpetual motion machine that makes use of magnetic force.

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CCSS: Designed
NGSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas
  • Create flashcards for vocabulary terms
  • Have a contest to see which group can create the best magnet circus act
Classroom Considerations
  • A variety of materials should be available, including magnets
  • Includes suggested pacing guide for smooth transitions
  • Diagrams promote understanding of concepts
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