Learning About Magnets

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Grade Level
Kindergarten
Subject
Science
Length of Time
30 to 45 minutes
Description

In this lesson, students will learn about magnets.

Goals

Students will learn:
To tell which objects will attract magnets and which ones will not

Materials Needed

Magnets for each student or enough for small groups
Small objects that will attract magnets
Small objects that will not attract magnets

Procedure

First, you will gather the objects that you want the students to use in this lesson. Some of the objects need to attract magnets and some should not attract magnets.

You can discuss the concept of magnets and why certain objects attract magnets and why some of the objects don't.

Then, you will give each group of students some objects of both kinds and some magnets to use so they can see which ones attract magnets and which ones will not.

Grading

You can reward the students on how well they cooperate with each other in their group.

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