MAGNETISM AND FORCES COLLECTION
Our first collection looks at practical investigations into the power of magnetism and forces. Try out as many or as few as you would like before or after visiting us.
An investigation into magnetic attraction.
An investigation into the science of magnetic attraction, including a maths activity to find the angles and lengths required to make a frame for your magnetic dancer.
MAKE A COMPASS
A simple introduction to north and south poles and understanding how the Earth is like a giant magnet.
An investigation into frictional forces and methods of overcoming them, exploring air resistance, water resistance and friction.
A practical activity to show how to make a magnet using electricity.
A creative activity that uses a “magnetic wand” to move animals crafted from card around.
An investigation into forces, especially the 2nd Law of Motion.
MAGNETIC FIELD PICTURES
A creative activity designed to further explore magnetic fields. This also makes a fantastic wall display.