This is a 4-page word document designed originally for a Grade 4 unit (MA standards are listed, but document can be edited for your needs)
Materials needed for experiments:
Bag of various items, magnetic and non-magnetic such as a pencil, eraser, pipe cleaner, nail, eraser, etc.
Also, iron fillings, and class set of horseshoe magnets.
Page 1: What Sticks to a Magnet? - make a prediction if each item is magnetic or not, test each item and check hypothesis.
Page 2: Will Magnetism Pass Through Everything? - Test mediums such as wood, paper, desks, etc. List is created, but can be edited.
Page 3: What Does the Magnetic Field Look Like?
*Need magnetic fillings for this!*
Page 4: Magnet Safety