Magnets

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 Old electromagnet

How can I build an electromagnet that moves paperclips?

Design and build an electromagnet which can carry paperclips over a distance of one metre.
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How can I build an electromagnet that moves paperclips?

What do magnets do?

What do magnets do?

Have fun discovering what magnets can pick up in this hands on activity.
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What do magnets do?

Wooden toy train

Design & Build a Toy that Moves

Students will work collaboratively to design and build a toy that is moved using forces applied by magnets.
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Design & Build a Toy that Moves

Assortment of souvenir magnets on the fridge

Magnificent Magnets

Students develop and apply the skills of sorting & classifying, comparing & contrasting and predicting as they explore magnetism as a non-contact force that causes movement.
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Magnificent Magnets