Science Projects for Kids: Magnets and Metal
Don't be surprised if you find yourself attracted to these science projects for kids on magnets and metal. What is more mysterious and somewhat magical than the pull of a magnet or the gentle turn of a compass as it rights itself north and south? Try these projects with your kids, and you can share the magic -- and all learn a little more about how magnetism works.
Follow the links below for magnetizing science projects you can do with kids:
Discover how paper clips can click as a chain.
Find out if the iron in your breakfast cereal is magnetic.
Make this compass, and you'll know which direction you're going.
Learn to make a floating compass or a Chinese hanging compass.
Read the next page to learn how paper clips can be attracted to each other.