Magnet Activity

Magnet Activity


How to teach Magnets

Using Magnet Activity, students sort the picture cards into two categories: magnetic or non-magnetic.

Your students need to know how magnets work so that they can hold papers up on the fridge and put things together. In this activity, students test out objects to see what is attracted to a magnet.

Students use magnets and recording observations. Then, they sort the cards into the correct headings. Finally, they write about their observations.


Other resources to use with this Fun with Magnets Science Activity

If you are using this activity, your students are probably learning about magnets.

Use this Fun with Magnets Activity as an additional resource for your students.

Introduce this activity by having students make predictions about which objects will be attracted to magnets.  Next, students complete activity independently or with a partner. Then, students sort the object cards into categories based on if will be attract to a magnet. Finally, students write about their findings on the provided themed paper.

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