Levels: Grades 1-4
Topics: chemistry, magnetism
Description: In this activity, students build a "magnet wand" and test its powers of attraction on several common metal objects, such as a nail, hair pin, and penny. A chart is provided to record their predictions and results. See the Science for Kids section of the American Chemical Society Web site for more hands-on lessons.
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