Eighth graders create electromagnets and determine their strength. In this electromagnet lesson plan students work in pairs and complete a lab to identify current and strength.
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The Electromagnetic Spectrum
Did you realize the visible light spectrum is less than three percent of the electromagnetic spectrum? A hands-onlesson includes five activities and experiments for scholars to explore and discover many advanced science concepts. They...
5th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Magnets and Electromagnets
Some things are naturally magnetic, but can you make something magnetic? An attractive simulation challenges scholars to use a battery and a wire to make a magnet. Additional challenges include increasing the strength of the magnet and...
6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Electromagnets - How Can Electricity Create a Magnet?
If you wrap wire around a screw and run an electric current through it, you create an electromagnet. What once had no magnetic pull is then able to pick up other metal materials. Marshall Brain demonstrates this for the camera in the...
5 mins 4th - 8th Science