A magnet on a string swings randomly and seemingly endlessly as it is attracted and repelled by other magnets. Can be used as a free experimentation activity.
Science content (2016 curriculum):
Physics: Motion and Forces, Newton’s Laws, Gravity (K, 2, 6)
Physics: Energy forms, Conservation of Energy (1, 3, 4, 5)
Science topic (2005 curriculum connection):
Physical Science: Force and Motion (grade 1)