Magnetism/Electric Models

Bar Code: 1262

Description: This kit introduces the topic of magnetic force through a series of activities focusing on the size, shape, strength and use of magnets. The relationship between magnetism and electricity is addressed by having students construct a variety of devices.

Inventory:

1 container of materials

  1. D battery
  2. index cards (100)
  3. green stick clay (113 g)
  4. paper clips (100)
  5. jumbo paper clips (100)
  6. sandpaper
  7. metal strip with hole
  8. masking tape
  9. enameled wire (24 G 4 oz.)
  10. insulated wire (22 G 150')
  11. battery holder with Fahnestock clips
  12. pocket compass (40 mm)
  13. iron filings in vinyl sleeve
  14. Alnico bar magnet
  15. natural lodestone magnet
  16. U-shaped magnet
  17. nails (15)
  18. magnetism needles (14)
  19. ceramic block magnet
  20. ceramic dish magnet
  21. steel hex nut (zinc plate)
  22. machine screw with flat slot head (1")
  23. switch with Fahenstock clips
  24. wood block with holes and slots
  25. teacher's guide

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