Free play at several magnet stations to figure out how magnets work. Then guided activities to explore other uses of magnets: compass, electromagnet, magnet art.
Science content (2016 curriculum):
Physics: Motion and Forces, Newton’s Laws, Gravity (K, 2, 6)
Physics: Electricity, Electromagnetism (7)
Curriculum connection (2005 science topic):
Physical Science: Force and Motion (grade 1)
Physical Science: Forces and Simple Machines (grade 5)