What Happens If You Use the Other End of the Magnet?

by: Page Keeley and Rand Harrington

The purpose of this assessment probe is to elicit students’ ideas about magnetic interactions. It is designed to find out whether students think the pole of a magnet determines whether it will attract or repel magnetic material. It is best used with elementary and middle school students. It’s important that older students know that the paper clip is not magnetized. A materials list, teacher notes, standards, assessment, safety notes, and references are provided. This book selection also includes the Table of Contents, Preface, Acknowledgments, About the Authors, Introduction, and Index.


Type Book ChapterPub Date 3/1/2014Pages 34Stock # PB274X2_26

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