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Mrs Hart

STEAM Magnetic Attraction

Grades: 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade
Subjects: STEAM, Science

Student Instructions

EXPERIMENT and REPORT Click add Grab yourself a magnet and 2 paper clips. Now rub one paperclip on the magnet in the same direction many times. What happens when you bring the paper clip you just rubbed very close to the one you didn't? Use drawing to show what happened. Use label to try and explain the science behind what made this happen. You must use the terms positive charge and negative charge. Extra challenge: Can you get more than one paper clip to stick to another one in a line without hooking them onto one another?