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Kelly Hudson (khudson@steds.org)

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(V7) Make a Magnet (Magnet Notebook #7)

Hands-on ✋Activity 1. Hold a paperclip in your hand. 2. Rub the paper clip with a magnet 25 times. Only rub in one direction. 3. Test the paper clip by trying to pick up (attract) staples. 4. Continue to rub the paperclip (in one direction) until the paperclip is a temporary magnet. 5. Investigate and Infer: Does the paperclip magnet have poles? Can you prove it? 6. Drop the paperclip until it is demagnetized. Seesaw Use the App of your choice to create a video to demonstrate your learning. Use your own words. Required Content o video of paperclip becoming a temporary magnet o video of paperclip attracting a staple o picture of magnetic domains o What happens when you drop the temporary magnet on the table? o summary/purpose of activity using vocabulary words Required Vocabulary Words o Permanent Magnet o Magnetic (iron) o Temporary Magnet o Demagnetize o Attract o Magnetic Domains

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