- Identify which magnet poles attract and which poles repel.
- Identify the poles of an unlabeled magnet.
- Use this information to make magnets float in mid-air.
OverviewDo your students think making things float in mid-air is a magic trick? Show them how you can do it with science! In this lesson plan they will learn about interactions between magnets and figure out how to make them float.
NGSS AlignmentThis lesson helps students prepare for these Next Generation Science Standards Performance Expectations:
Ben Finio, PhD, Science Buddies
For each group of students:
For teacher demonstration:
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