Exploring magnets


This module is all about exploring magnets. Students categorize different substances as magnetic or non-magnetic by observing the effect of a magnet on them. Through the series of investigations, students learn to identify the poles of a magnet using a compass, also observe the repulsion and attraction force of the magnets and learn more about their properties. Students also discuss uses for magnets and brainstorm examples of magnets in use in their everyday lives.

Exploring magnets – 1 Pack
Exploring magnets – 25 - Class Pack
Exploring magnets – 100 - School Pack
SKU: N/A Category:

Statutory requirement(s):
5Pe.02 Know that forces act over a distance between magnets, and between a magnet and a magnetic material.
5Pe.01 Know the difference between a magnet and a magnetic material.
5Pe.03 Know that magnets can have different magnetic strengths.

Activities in the module:
PSPR06YS033-Sorting magnetic and non-magnetic materials
PSPR06YS034-How does this helicopter suspend in the air?
PSPR06YS035-How do magnets interact?
PSPR06YS036-Identify the poles of a magnet
PSPR06YS037-Which magnet is stronger?
PSPR06YS038-Design a magnetic lock

Cambridge International

Year 4




1 Pack, 25 – Class Pack, 100 – School Pack


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