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Earth’s Magnetic Field: Super Value Kit

By: The Flinn Staff

With Earth’s Magnetic Field Laboratory Kit for Earth science, use iron filings, a magnetic sphere and a compass to determine the locations of North and South poles on a simulated magnetic Earth.

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The Earth’s magnetic field is all around us! Explore the properties of the Earth’s amazing magnetic field lines using this unique and innovative student kit. Students use iron filings, a magnetic sphere and a compass to determine the locations of North and South poles on a simulated magnetic Earth. Includes background information, detailed step-by-step instructions, student worksheets and valuable Teacher Notes.

Correlation to Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)

Science & Engineering Practices

Planning and carrying out investigations

Disciplinary Core Ideas

MS-PS2.B: Types of Interactions
HS-PS2.B: Types of Interactions

Crosscutting Concepts

Cause and effect

Performance Expectations

MS-PS2-5. Conduct an investigation and evaluate the experimental design to provide evidence that fields exist between objects exerting forces on each other even though the objects are not in contact