A simple, hands-on investigation which allows students to explore magnets and magnetism.
Students use magnets to test if everyday classroom objects such as scissors, pencils and paper are magnetic.
Students also use bar magnets to explore how like poles attract and unlike poles repel.
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National Curriculum Curriculum alignment
- Key Stage 1 (KS1)
Key Stage 1 (KS1) covers students in Year 1 and Year 2.
- Key Stage 2 (KS2) - Lower
Key Stage 2 (KS2) - Lower covers students in Year 3 and Year 4.
The principal focus of science teaching in lower key stage 2 is to enable pupils to broaden their scientific view of the world around them. They should do this through exploring, talking about, testing and developing ideas about everyday phenomena an...
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