Determine which materials are magnetic. Explore invisible magnetic fields with variety of natural and manufactured materials.
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Menzel Smith-JonesBrookhaven National LaboratoryBldg.400C – P.O. Box 5000Upton, NY 11973-5000631-344-4495 (phone)631-344-7098 (fax)firstname.lastname@example.org
Students will perform a scientific experiment to determine which materials are magnetic. They will explore invisible magnetic fields with a variety of natural and manufactured materials.
magnetic, nonmagnetic, attract, repel, magnetic field, hypothesis, north and south poles
Elementary Grades: 1-3
1) Use the scientific method to conduct an experiment and discover that some metals are attracted to magnets and other metals are not.
2) Discover that magnets have a north and a south pole, and that like poles repel while opposite poles attract.
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