Magnet Experiments really get kids excited about learning! This product has 6 magnet experiment stations and observation sheets for each experiment with specific questions about their findings. It also contains QR codes for many of the experiments so students can view video clips of similar experiments or learning segments about magnets. The website links are also included in case you do not have access to a free QR code reader.
Station 1: Iron in my Cereal?
Station 2: Magnetic Money
Station 3: Magnetic or Not?
Station 4: Magnet Race
Station 5: Make a Magnet
Station 6: How Many Paperclips?
The observation sheets are half sheets of paper, small enough to be glued into an interactive Science notebook. Students will be creating hypotheses, validating hypotheses, answering questions about their experiment, drawing sketches, and even viewing videos by scanning QR codes during the experiments.
Standards addressed in this packet are:
S3P2. Students will investigate magnets and how they affect other magnets and common objects.
a. Investigate to find common objects that are attracted to magnets.
b. Investigate how magnets attract and repel each other.
S3CS1. Students will be aware of the importance of curiosity, honesty, openness, and skepticism in science and will exhibit these traits in their own efforts to understand how the world works.
S3CS5. Students will communicate scientific ideas and activities clearly.
S3CS8. Students will understand important features of the process of scientific inquiry.
*Note: One video link was updated 12/8/16. Enjoy!!!