of the Week Lesson for
Makes a Magnet?
and compiled by
Read What Makes a Magnet?
by Franklyn M. Branley.
Put a sticker, drawing,
or picture of a magnet on your "My
Science Journey Poster."
Discuss the reading with
Decide what materials
you will need to complete the experiments as outlined in the book and collect
them. You will read the book again on Day 4 and complete one or more
of the suggested experiments.
Be creative.... (choose
one or more suggestion)
Read more... (choose
1 - 3 more books on the topic)
What Magnets Can Do
(Rookie Read-About Science) by Allan Fowler
Magnets (All Aboard
Science Reader) by Anne Schreiber
(Magic School Bus Chapter Book) by Rebecca Carmi
Experiments With Magnets
(True Books: Science Experiments) by Salvatore Tocci
Science With Magnets
(Usborne Science Activities) by Helen Edom
by Wendy Pfeffer
Mr Fixits Magnet Machine
Richard Scarry Ready to Read Books by Richard Scarry
Marion the Magnet's
First Mission by Sharon Hackleman
Science) by Darlene R. Stille
and/or Field Trips
Read What Makes A Magnet?
again, and complete one or more of the suggested experiments.
If possible, get a magnet
activity/science kit and enjoy completing the suggested activities.
link for some possible kits available for purchase. (I am not recommending
or connected with the company at this link... it just shows a good selection.)
Watch the video from the
Science Library called "All About Magnets".
Go on a walk in a park
and find your way around with a compass. To prevent getting lost,
make sure to stay with your child.
Related themes for further
exploration if interested:
what to do if lost...
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