Magnetism

Grade Level

  • K-3

Type

  • Mini-Units, Extensions & Manuals

one of our traditional workshop kits available for teachers to borrow.

Your VEEP/NHEEP educator will supply you with a lesson plan and personalized support as you use this equipment. 

What patterns do we see when magnets are close to metals? Designed for third grade standards, students explore magnets, understanding magnetic force through hands-on experiments with magnets, paperclips, and other metals. This workshop lays the foundation for learning about electricity in later grades.

What's in the kit? wand magnets, paper clips, measuring sheets, magnetic field visualizers. 

Time commitment: 1-3 class periods

Kit Cost: $25 

NGSS Standards Addressed

3-PS2-3: Ask questions to determine cause and effect relationships of electric or magnetic interactions between two objects not in contact with each other. 

Category

  • Non-Contact Forces