January 12

Magnets – First Grade

First grade scientists continued their study of magnets. After we reviewed the materials that magnets attract, we investigated how magnets push (repel) and pull (attract). Magnets have a north pole and a south pole, just like Earth. Like poles repel and opposite poles attract. We used two magnets to feel the force.

As we matched the floating magnets to the photos, we applied our knowledge of attract and repel.

Creativity, problem solving, and fine motor skills were developed when we created magnet sculptures at the end of lab. Click here for more ideas.

Click here to do a fun activity at home with magnets.


Posted January 12, 2021 by pbright2 in category Art, Science

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