- NGSS: 3
- España: 6º Prim.
- Perú: 3º Prim.
- Colombia: 3º Prim.
- México: 3º Prim.
Available for USA (NGSS), Spain, Peru, Colombia and Mexico.
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What is magnetism used for? What is its relation to electricity and technological development? Why is Earth considered a big magnet? In this learning unit, students will discover the characteristics of this physics phenomenon. Through activities and games they will understand the tight relation between electricity and magnetism, as well as the characteristics of the Earth´s magnetic field.
The related activities stimulate the student´s manual, cognitive and creative skills and favor learning through reasoning and experimentation, that directly involves the student in the acquisition of new knowledge.
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- Introduces students to the subject of magnetism, the magnetic field, the Earth's magnetism and magnets, plus electricity and electrical circuits
- Shows the relationship between magnetism and electricity, which is directly discussed in various activities
- Encourages the use of logical and critical thinking
- Allows students to interact with their physical environment and to be the owners and protagonists of their own learning, reinforcing their autonomy and personal initiative
- Has several team activities that will enhance the social skills of the students in order to foster good relationships through collaboration and communication
- Encourages students to learn through games and fun activities
Build a compass and search for the treasure
Experiment and game proposal
Build two different engines with magnets
Testing your knowledge
Drag the magnets to the correct object.
Interactive notebook on forces and magnetism
Print about the Earth's magnetic field properties
What is magnetism and how does it work?