Click Kindergarten: Magnets and Materials to access the lesson for the Kindergarten—Force and Motion strand.
Gather the materials necessary to do the Explore activity. Read through the Teacher Note and Content Builder sections in the Explore portion of the lesson. Follow the directions in Advance Preparation and Teacher Instruction to work through the activity.
Keep the following questions in mind as you work.
- What would you call the items that are attracted, or stick, to the magnetic wand?
- What would you call the items that are not attracted, or do not stick, to the magnetic wand?
- What kinds of materials are magnetic?
- Are all metals magnetic?
View the video to review the activity.