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Magnets

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Students explore magnetic properties by using magnets to attract and repel each other. In addition, they experiment with different materials to determine which are magnetic.

Vocabulary: attract, hypothesis, magnetic field, magnetic, nonmagnetic, north and south poles, repel

Session Information:

  • Flexible instruction whether students are in the classroom or at home. 
  • Interactive, instructor-led session facilitated with students using materials from school or home.  Can also be demonstration-based if students do not have access to materials.  
  • Teachers will receive a detailed Teacher Notes guide upon booking.  
  • Secure link to ZoomGov videoconferencing platform will be provided. 
  • Sessions are 30 minutes, Tu-Fr, 9:30 a.m.,10:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., and 1:30 p.m. Plan for additional time to get settled in the virtual classroom. 
  • One class per session 

New York State Standards

New York State Science Learning Standards

Disciplinary Core Ideas

Crosscutting Concepts

Science and Engineering Practices

PS2.B: Types of Interactions

Patterns

Cause and Effect: Mechanism and Prediction

Planning and Carrying Out Investigations

Analyzing and Interpreting Data

Constructing Explanations and Designing Solutions

Next Generation English Language Arts Standards

Speaking and Listening

Language

Comprehension and Collaboration

Presentation of Knowledge and Ideas

Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

 



Program Audience

3rd Grade