1: Which materials are attracted by a magnet
(Look Around Textbook P39 and Young
2: Attracting and Repelling
(Textbook Look Around P40 )
3: Testing for the strength of Magnets
Textbook Look Around P40 )
4 List materials through which magnetism can pass
(Young Scientist P6 )
5: Make your own magnet
( Look Around P41)
Organise children in groups of four.
group selects an experiment from the list above.
Then each group appoints a reader (reads out the experiments) and
a pupil who will write a simple report to which the others will
Each experiment is carried out and then rotated around the groups.
on results of experiments
Writing up experiments in Science copies
Type up experiments in computer room
Look up the internet for experiments on Magnets (Scoil Net)