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Item #: AP6457

Price: $80.05

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Introduction to Magnets Laboratory Kit for physical science and physics lets students experiment with magnets to become magnet “experts.”

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Item# AP10325 AP10247 AP10169 AP6457
Size 4 Student Groups 4 Student Groups 8 Student Groups 8 Student Groups
Includes Materials Only Refill Kit Materials + Instructions Materials Only Refill Kit Materials + Instructions
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Help your students become magnet “experts.” In this hands-on introductory kit, students experiment with bar magnets to visibly see why magnets “stick” to certain objects but not others. They test magnetic polarity and determine what types of materials are magnetic. Lastly, students sprinkle iron filings over the magnets to display the invisible magnetic fields that surround all magnets and see how the magnetic fields are bent when two magnetic north poles repel and when north and south poles attract. Includes detailed laboratory instructions and background information. All materials are reusable.

Specifications

Materials Included in Kit for 8 Student Groups: 
Aluminum foil, 12" x 12" sheet
Copper wire, 16-gauge, 1 feet
Iron filings, non-rusting, 100 g
Iron nail, 8
Compass, magnetic, small, 8
Dishes, weighing, 1.5 g, 3½" x 3½" x 1", 8
Index card, single-ruled, 3" x 5", 16
Magnets, alnico, pair, 1½", 8
Straws, bar-type, 8


Correlation to Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)

Science & Engineering Practices

Planning and carrying out investigations
Developing and using models

Disciplinary Core Ideas

MS-PS2.B: Types of Interactions
HS-PS1.A: Structure and Properties of Matter
HS-PS2.B: Types of Interactions

Crosscutting Concepts

Patterns

Performance Expectations

MS-PS4-2: Develop and use a model to describe that waves are reflected, absorbed, or transmitted through various materials.