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This ScienceWiz™ Sample Kit enables a student to explore and develop a fundamental understanding of the key concepts of magnetism while building a foundation for analytical thinking. Supplied in a resealable plastic bag. The kit includes high quality, colour coded, SAFE ceramic magnets.
For ages 8 and up.
Note: One 1.5V size D battery is required, it is NOT included with the pack.
Each Kit includes:
• A full colour 40 page booklet
• 3 colour coded ceramic ring magnet
• A plain ceramic ring magnet
• A ceramic big bar magnet
• A N/S red ceramic bar magnet
• A pouch of iron filings
• A compass (lead-free inside and out)
• Parts to make an electro magnet (includes large nails, magnet wire, battery bands and sand paper)
• A bag of materials to investigate magnetism
• A duck
• Use magnets to detect iron and to determine which metals stick to magnets
• Explore magnetic attraction and repulsion including the levitation of colour coded ceramic ring magnets
• Use strong bar magnets to learn about action at a distance
• Visualise poles and lines of force with iron filings
• Explore how a compass reacts to magnets
• Craft a compass
• Detect the Earth’s magnetic poles
• Make a temporary magnet and test it’s strength
• Build and manipulate electromagnets
• Determine what can make magnets bigger and stronger
• Discover how an electric motor works
The pack consists largely of non-consumables and uses robust components designed for years of classroom use.
Extensions to the main projects are feasible.
Includes free ScienceWiz.com portal access:
Explore intriguing videos and links to information that will amuse, astonish, enrich and extend the content in the book and kit.
Internet animations and videos complement the classroom experiments.
Supplemental internet materials allow students to progress at their own pace and to their own level of interest and detail.
Contents of the website are periodically updated by the scientists and educators.
Last edited 26th Jun 2014