Magnetism Experiment Worksheet

Magnetism Experiment Worksheet

How to teach Magnets

Using Magnetism Experiment Worksheet, students create a paper clip chain to see how many clips can be added using the force of a magnet.

Your students need to know how magnets work so that they can hold papers up on the fridge and put things together. In this worksheet, students test out how many paper clips can link together using a magnet.

Using a permanent magnet and paper clips, create a paper clip chain. Add paper clips to each other to form a chain through induced magnetism. when the last paper clip will not stick, record how long your chain became. Try different sized permanent magnets to see how long you can make your chain.


Other resources to use with this Magnetism Experiment Worksheet

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

Use this Magnet Activity as an additional resource for your students.

Introduce this worksheet by having students make predictions about which objects will be attracted to magnets.  Next, students complete worksheet independently or with a partner. Then, students write about their findings on the provided themed paper. Finally, students find other objects that are magnetic in the classroom.

Be sure to check out more Magnet Activities.


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