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42 resources with the keyterm magnet

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Fish and Clips

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Youngsters test magnetic strength by measuring the mass of paper clips that they "hook" with a magnet. Your first and second graders should love the hands-on activities associated with this plan. The reproducible materials are quite good...
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Make Your Own Compass

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Have your class create their own compass. Using a needle, a container of water and a magnet, have learners explore magnetism. They will love making this useful tool and it will reinforce the fact that Earth has a magnetic field.
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Magnetic Levitation

For Teachers 4th - 9th
A thorough investigation of magnetic levitation; this activity has four parts. First, physical scientists play with a wooden dowel and three disc magnets to review polarity and repelling action. Then they experiment with the strength of...
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Electrical Energy and Magnetism

For Teachers 9th - 12th
When your introductory physical science class is engulfed in a unit on electricity, this PowerPoint can support you through several lectures. It is a visually appealing and informative inspection of electric charge, static and current...
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Iron For Breakfast

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders are challenged to use scientific thinking, they experiment and observe which objects are attracted to a magnet. Pupils use the evidence to construct an explanation as to what common property the objects attracted to a...
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Magnetic Levitation Experiment

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Use this video to illustrate magnetic levitation caused by two diamagnetic blocks. The narrator doesn't provide much explanation, so have this prepared for your class.
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Electromagnetism Video Tutorial Part 1

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Begin with the history and facts about magnets, and then learn about the relationship between magnetism and electricity. Watch how a simple electromagnet is created. This combination of text, diagrams, narration, and actual demonstration...
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Magnet 2: How Strong is Your Magnet?

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders discover that distance and obstructions can affect the strength of magnetism. Students work in pairs and follow instructions given to investigate how weight and distance affects the magnetism on certain objects. Students...
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For Teachers K - 8th
Students explore how the earth is a magnet and that magnets have two "poles".  In this magnetic lesson plan students complete an activity by designing their own compass. 
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Introduction to Magnets

For Teachers 3rd - Higher Ed
Students explore magnetism, electromagnetism, and static electricity through a series of activities and experiments. For this magnets lesson, students use magnets to observe the forces of attraction and repulsion between different poles....
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For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students explore magnetism by observing a series of 8 magnet "tricks" performed by the instructor. In this magnets activity, students predict which items will be attracted to a magnet and experiment to see if they predicted correctly....
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Magnet Muscles

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Students experiment with magnetism. In this science lesson, students are divided into cooperative learning groups and use the scientific method to test their hypothesis. Each group performs a different experiment.
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What's the Attraction

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students sort objects based on magnetism. In this magnetism instructional activity, students are given a variety of objects, then predict whether the object will be attracted to a magnet and test their hypothesis as they sort the...
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For Students 9th - 12th
For this magnets worksheet, students read about the properties of magnets, electromagnets, and magnetic fields. Then students complete 10 matching, 4 fill in the blank, and 8 word problems.
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Magnetic Car

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
In this magnetic car worksheet, students learn how to use simple household items to create a magnetic car. Students learn that magnets have two poles and when the same poles face each other it causes a force of repulsion which moves the...
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Science Lesson: Home-made Generator

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students are able to design and conduct an experiment related to electrical generation. They are able to list the factors that affect the amount of current that can be generated by a simple generator, such as the number of turns of...
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TE Activity: Yogurt Cup Speakers

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders build a speaker as they investigate the roles of electricity and magnetism. They discover the properties of magnets, create an electromagnet, and determine the direction of a magnetic field. They show cause and effect...
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The Earth and the Compass

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders construct a water compass to investigate the effects of Earth's magnetic field and other sources of magnetism. They predict, observe and draw conclusions from their investigation.
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Are Your Rocks Attractive?

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students examine physical science by participating in a magnet activity. In this geology lesson plan, students identify why some rocks have magnetic attraction and others do not. Students define a list of geology vocabulary terms and...
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Toy Cars

For Students 3rd - 6th
In this toy cars learning exercise, students view a picture of one toy car made out of steel, one made out of plastic, and a magnet and answer short answer questions about them. Students answer 3 questions.
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Magnetic Experiment

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders experiment with magnets. In this magnet experiment lesson plan, 3rd graders explore magnetic attraction and repulsion. Students rotate through four stations and investigate the properties of magnets.
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Magnetic Discovery Bottle

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students examine how to conduct simple investigations and use simple equipment to gather data.  In this magnet lesson students decide what types of objects are attracted to magnets. 
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Magnets, Electromagnets, and Motors

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students examine the properties of magnets and electromagnets.  In this magnets activity students create an electromagnet and use it to do work. 
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Exploring Magnetism

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students participate in several activities that allow them to better understand magnetism.  In this exploratory lesson students take part in different activities to help them to better understand magnetic fields, circuits and...