Lesson Plan

Magnet Magic

Help your students' reasoning skills grow with this activity that has them make educated guesses on whether or not an item will be attracted to a magnet.
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Learning Objectives

Students will be able to identify what items are attracted to a magnet.

Introduction

(5 minutes)
  • Call your students into a group and tell them that today's lesson is about magnets.
  • Ask students what they already know about magnets.
  • Explain to them the properties of magnets and how they are attracted to metal.
  • Show them some magnetic letters and place them on a metal baking sheet to display this point.