Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Exploring Magnets...

This is another exploration that will engage Kid Scientists natural sense of curiosity and inquiry.

Ages: This is better for Big Kid Scientists

Materials:  a variety of magnets

  • Share the magnets with your Kid Scientist
  • Ask her what questions she has about magnets and how she can discover the answers
  • You could also suggest some questions such as - What kinds of items are attracted to magnets?  What happens when two magnets are put together?  How many objects can one magnet hold?  Do all the magnets hold the same number of objects? 
  • You may download this Observation Guide to help your Kid Scientist hold her thinking and remember her observations. 
What did your Kid Scientist discover about magnets?

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