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Magic Penny® Kit, 4th Edition

Item # 758548 Online Only

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.

Price

$26.00

In stock and available to ship.

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:

  • Forces & Motion
  • Types of Interactions
  • Definitions of Energy
  • Relationship Between Energy & Forces
  • Structure and Properties of Matter

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.

  • This item is only available at Carolina.com.
 
Components Qty Included?
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
US Penny 1 Included
Instructional Guide 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
 
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