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Kelly Hudson (khudson@steds.org)

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(A3) Levitating Magnets

Levitate means to float. A force makes magnets levitate. Use the knowledge that you have learned to levitate magnets on the pole. Hands-on Investigation 1. Play with the Floating Magnets toy. Do magnets levitate with like poles repelling or unlike poles attracting? 2. Investigate: How does the distance between ring magnets change as you stack them so that they repel each other? 3. Investigate: How does the distance between magnets change if at the base of the stack you place 2 or 3 attracting magnets? Required Content o How do magnets levitate? (labeled photo of magnets levitating with like poles) o Is the force a push or a pull? (video of the force as you add a magnet to the pole) o Purpose of the activity/what you learned Required Vocabulary o Magnets o Poles o Repel or Attract o Push or Pull o Like or Unlike o Force o Levitate o Observe o Investigate Shadow Puppet Directions 1. Create your video in Shadow Puppet. 2. Click add to open the template. 3. Upload upload your video. 4. Click the green check to save.

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