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|Time Required||Very Short (≤ 1 day)|
|Material Availability||A kit containing the specialty items needed for this science project is available from our partner Home Science Tools.|
|Cost||Average ($50 - $100)|
|Safety||Neodymium magnets are very strong. Some have the capacity to interfere or reset pacemakers. Never put a neodymium magnet in your mouth. Always keep them away from computers, credit cards, and other magnetized objects.
Ferrofluids create stains on skin and other materials, so take appropriate measures to keep the fluid contained to the working area.
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