Magnetic Mazes

edited by: William C. Ritz and William Straits

This activity uses a magnet to push another magnet through a maze. Discuss how a magnet can pull or push another magnet and give each child a “Magnet Maze” sheet and two magnets. Briefly demonstrate using one magnet to push another through the maze and then let the children try on their own. A materials list, internet resources, standards, and safety practices are provided. This book selection also includes the Table of Contents, Preface, About the Editors, Introduction, Simple Graphing for Young Children, Science Teaching Boards and Boxes, Basic Materials List, and Index.

Grade Levels

Early Childhood


Inquiry Physical Science Pre-K Science and Engineering Practices


Type Book ChapterPub Date 5/8/2019Pages 48Stock # PB208E2_3D

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