Activity #1 (2nd Grade)
“Fun with Magnets”
1. Ring magnets (2 per student)
2. Pencils (1 per student)
3. Clay ( keeps each pencil upright)
1. Ask the question: "What would happen if you put two ring magnets on an upright pencil?”
2. Now provide time for students to try different ways of stacking two magnets on each pencil.
3. Allow students to use all their magnets to fill up their pencils with floating magnets and discuss what they see.