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Kelly Hudson (khudson@steds.org)

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(A4) Magnetic or Nonmagnetic

Magnets can attract and repel other magnets. Magnets can only attract certain materials. A magnet is needed to test if an object is magnetic or nonmagnetic. Magnetic is an object that is attracted to a magnet. Nonmagnetic is an object that is not attracted to a magnet. Hands-on Activity 1. Observe the items at your table. Notice the composition of each material. Composition means what is made of. 2. Make a prediction. Take a picture of the items that you think are magnetic and nonmagnetic. Label this picture prediction. 3. Test each object. Use the chart to classify the magnetic and nonmagnetic items. Take a picture. Required Content o Which materials did you predict were magnetic? (labeled picture of predictions) o Which items are magnetic? (photo of objects classified correctly) o Which items are nonmagnetic? (photo of objects classified correctly) o Purpose of the activity/what you learned - Draw a conclusion. What are the only 4 materials on Earth that are magnetic? Use the chart. Required Vocabulary o Magnet o Magnetic o Nonmagnetic o Attract o Classify Seesaw Directions 1. Go to Seesaw Activities. Select #4 Magnetic or Nonmagnetic. 2. Click Add. Select Drawing. 3. Bring in the required photos and organize. Use drawings, labels, or symbols to add details. 4. Plan your recording before you click on Record. Include the required content and vocab words. You can draw/point while recording. Your video cannot exceed 1 minute. 5. Stop recording and click Done. Preview your video. Check off the required content as you watch your video. If you did not include the required content, record again. 6. When you are happy with your video, click the green .

3rd Grade, 5th Grade, 4th Grade, Science
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