Is your child struggling to get a handle on the principles of magnetism? Here's a fun activity to demonstrate polarity and understand the basic principles of magnetism. Before you start, brush up on the properties of magnets to get a feel for the way they work.
Properties of Magnets:
- They attract certain metals
- All have a north-seeking pole and a south-seeking pole
- When placed near each other, opposite poles attract and like poles repel