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Kelly Hudson (khudson@steds.org)

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Levitating Magnets (Magnet Notebook #3)

Hands-on ✋Activity 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? Seesaw Upload Use Shadow Puppet to create a video to demonstrate your learning. You will be assessed on content, vocabulary usage, organization, communication, and creativity. You must use your own words. 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 Summary/purpose of activity using vocabulary words Required Vocabulary o Magnets o Poles o Repel or Attract o Push or Pull o Like or Unlike o Force o Levitate

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