This 5 E lesson allows students to learn about temporary and permanent magnets. They will test their ideas and record data. This lesson comes with response pages and interactive notebook Flaps and Folds to go with the lesson.
This unit is aligned with NGSS
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.
3-PS2-4. Define a simple design problem that can be solved by applying scientific ideas about magnets.
3-5-ETS1-2. Generate and compare multiple possible solutions to a problem based on how well each is likely to meet the
criteria and constraints of the problem.
3-5-ETS1-3. Plan and carry out fair tests in which variables are controlled and failure points are considered to identify
aspects of a model or prototype that can be improved.
NGSS Science and Engineering Practices Used:
Asking questions (for science)
Planning and carrying out investigations.
Analyzing and interpreting data
Using mathematics and computational thinking
Constructing explanations (for science) and designing solutions (for engineering)
Engaging in argument from evidence
Obtaining, evaluating, and communicating information
This lesson is also available within the larger Magnet Unit.
STEM Magnet Unit With Interactive Notebook Folds and Flaps
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