Some more magnet videos….

Compasses: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MqCiY7MAT2U Magnetic Games: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wpmuttxolt8 Speakers: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AP2Nu4MZJRs MRI Machine: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6BBx8BwLhqg Auto Wrecking Lots: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h8RHMbfGAi4 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XBWy9gzGGd4 Cow Magnets: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=97XKLmJWac8 River Cleaning: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WJ6pNy80sE0 Recycling Depot: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nvJFFIzAwqI&ab_channel=Conveyortek What happens when a magnet is close to different technology: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_yEu2R1gYSs  

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A few videos…

Today we watched some videos about how people have used magnets in the real world. We still have more videos to look at, but here are a few we watched today! Copper Train & Battery – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J9b0J29OzAU MagLev Trains – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iaElPV0FWJ0 EMALS on Aircraft Carriers – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MIp_8TkR_CY * Here is more information about EMALS if you want to […]

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Magnet Exploration

Today we had an AWESOME time exploring magnets and all that they can do! We even went so far to paint using magnets! Check out the video and pictures from our adventures today. Challenge: tell your parents about your different discoveries about magnets or things you found interesting. Post some of your ideas or even […]

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Small Magnets Needed!!

To follow up with the agenda message, if you have any extra small magnetic items lying around your house that you would be willing to donate to our art project tomorrow, we would welcome them!! Anything like nails, washers, bobby pins, steel wool, screws, anything that is magnetic (not a magnet!) would be great!

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Intro to Magnets!

In just the first few days back at school, we have kicked off the New Year with a number of new things! Today, we started our inquiry into magnets by brainstorming all that we already know, followed by some wonders that we have. Check out the pictures below to see what the kids know and […]

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Magnet Exploration and Discovery!

Over the last week, we have really explored magnets and what they are capable of. The picture shows some of the discoveries that the students made. In Social, we have been talking about Natural Resources and how they affect our lives. We then connected the idea that if we continue to use natural resources at […]

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Science is soooo cool!!

Last week we looked at the Scientific Method and how we use those steps for doing science experiments! Today we watched a cool video where a scientist shows some pretty amazing things that can be done with different types of gases! We also have been talking about magnets and discovering the amazing things that have, are […]

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Kid Wonders about Magnets

Yesterday the students wrote down everything they knew about magnets and the wonders or questions they want to know about magnets. Here are just a few that the kids came up with: ~ do magnets work under water? ~ Do they destroy each other? ~ When were magnets invented? ~ Where do magnets work? ~ […]

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