Designed to be used in First Grade Katherine Hatcher ECE 8814 -01 Integrated characteristics Physical • Investigating Magnets – What can a magnet do? – What did you discover? – Check your answer • What is a Magnet? – Definition of Magnet – Uses of magnets • Magnet Math – Counting – Graphing • Fun with Magnets – Bendable magnets – Magnetic poles Is the boy being pulled by the magnet? What can a magnet do? Object eraser Pencil paper Your another clip little magnet finger Pulls Does not pull Magnets do not attract all objects Magnets attract objects made of iron, a type of metal. Now do you know if the is being pulled by the magnet? What is your answer? We can check your answers by clicking the red button. Then click on the flashing magnet on the other picture. Definition of magnet Why are the letters sticking to the refrigerator? How do we use magnets in our classroom? Make a list with your partner. Try this: 1. How many paper clips you can pick up and hold on your magnet at one time? 2. Now ask your partner how many she or he has. 3. How many do you have altogether? 4. Who has more? How many more/ 1. How many more paper clips did Ray pick up than Alex? 2. How many did Ray and Emma have altogether? 3. Did the girls or the boys have more paper clips together? 12 10 8 6 4 2 0 Names Alex Ray Emma Hannah ANSWERS 1.Ray picked up 10 paper clips. Alex picked up 5. 10 – 5 = 5 paper clips 2.Ray had 10 paper clips. Emma had 6. 10 + 6 = 16 paper clips Boys had more clips. 3. 13 clips 15 clips Boys Girls Over half of the paper clips belonged to the boys. Click here to make fun shapes with magnets and pipe cleaners. Magnetic Poles There are 2 ends on each magnet:: north pole and south pole. With your partner, touch your magnets end to end.. Turn your magnets different ways and try to touch. What did you see? Feel? Share with your partner.. Like poles (north+north or south+south) repel each other like enemies. What else do you know that has a north and south pole? Reverse poles (North + south) attract each other like friends. That’s right, Our earth! We will learn more about poles and magnetic fields in our next lesson. Now enjoy a story about someone who wanted to go to the North Pole. Click and enjoy!