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Grade 3 and up. Amaze and inspire the future scientist, engineer, or mathematician in your classroom. Perform astounding feats of magnetism as you explore magnetic forces, motion, and stability. Kit includes newly minted British coins, a US penny, and an instructional booklet packed with magnet facts, coin history, and 44 activities that align with NGSS, Common Core, and STEM. Everyday objects (steel hanger, empty soda bottle, metal spoon, drinking straw, etc.) are needed but not supplied.
Grade 3 and up. Great for classroom science investigations, the Magic Penny® Kit provides activities that explore magnetic forces, motion, and stability. Use the activities for demonstrations, for small group work, as an activity center, or even as conversation starters for incorporating math, history, and art into your science curriculum.
Magic Penny® Kit covers the following Next Generation Science Standards® Disciplinary Core Ideas:
Kit includes newly minted British coins, a US penny, and an instructional booklet packed with magnet facts, coin history, and 44 activities that align with NGSS, Common Core, and STEM. Everyday objects (steel hanger, empty soda bottle, metal spoon, drinking straw, etc.) are needed but not supplied.
Note: Magic Penny® magnets are strong ceramic magnets encased in non-magnetic stainless steel. They can be attracted strongly to each other and can pinch small fingers. Do not bring these magnets close to devices, equipment, or implants that are sensitive to magnetic materials.
|Encased Stainless Steel Magnets||2||Included|
|Newly Minted British 1p||20||Included|
|Newly Minted British 2p||5||Included|
|Newly Minted British 5p||6||Included|
|Newly Minted British 10p||1||Included|
|Unopened Steel Food Can||2||Needed, Not Included|
|US Dollar Bill (new)||1||Needed, Not Included|
|AA Batteries||2||Needed, Not Included|
|Books or Magazines||Needed, Not Included|
|Non-Magnetic Tray or Thin Board||Needed, Not Included|
|Drinking Straw||Needed, Not Included|
|Tape||Needed, Not Included|
|Thread or String||Needed, Not Included|
|Non-Magnetic Ruler||Needed, Not Included|
|Steel Coat Hanger||Needed, Not Included|
|Binder Clips||Needed, Not Included|
|Rubber Bands||Needed, Not Included|
|Tray or Board (large enough to fit coat hanger)||Needed, Not Included|
|Cards (playing or index)||Needed, Not Included|
|Large Soda Bottles (Empty)||Needed, Not Included|
|Sheets of Cardstock||Needed, Not Included|
|Unsharpened Pencil||Needed, Not Included|
|Sturdy Box||Needed, Not Included|
|Single-Stranded Electrical Wire||Needed, Not Included|
|Metal Spoon||Needed, Not Included|
|Metal Butter Knife||Needed, Not Included|
|Screwdriver||Needed, Not Included|
|Plastic Water Bottle||Needed, Not Included|