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Magnetic Science

by Thames & Kosmos
 
     
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Magnetic Science

Overview

Explore the invisible and amazing power of magnets with 33 engaging experiments and games. This science experiment kit contains many magnets of different shapes and sizes, and a variety of other components with which you can explore this classic scientific subject.

Experiment to determine which materials are magnetic and which are not. Learn about magnetic poles and magnetic fields. Discover how Earth behaves like one giant magnet, and how we use compasses to take advantage of this phenomenon to determine which way is north.

Conduct a series of experiments to learn firsthand how magnets behave and interact under different conditions. Make invisible magnetic fields visible using iron filings in an enclosed transparent box.

Build an electromagnet to learn how electricity relates to magnetism. Finally, have some fun with what you have learned by playing some games with magnets. The full-color, 48 page manual guides your experiments with illustrated step-by-step instructions.

For ages 8 and up.

WARNING: SMALL MAGNETS — This product contains small magnets. Swallowed magnets can stick together across intestines causing serious infections and death. Seek immediate medical attention if magnets are swallowed or inhaled.

Product Details

UPC:
0814743010406
Manufacturer:
Thames & Kosmos
Publication date:
09/17/2012
Age Range:
8 Years

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