Let's Build Electromagnets Kit

AP 15205

Students use the Engineering Design Process to problem solve as they build electromagnets.


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Let's Build Electromagnets, Single Kit AP 15201 $98.00

National Standards for Grades 3-5

Inquiry based investigations explorecore materials, core thickness, number of wraps per coil, magnetic field, electrical charge, and heat energy. Lessons culminatein a design the strongest electromagnet competition. Includes an extensive instructor’s manual with lesson plans, background information, reproducible stepwise student instructions, worksheets, complete answer keys, and all materials required for investigation. Allow four thirty-minute lab times for conducting experiments.

Class Kit is designed for 24 students working in groups of four. Batteries included.

Kit Contents

  • Instructor’s Manual with Reproducible Student Protocols and Data Sheets
  • 6V Lantern Batteries
  • Wire Strippers
  • Dowel Rods
  • Alligator Clip Leads
  • Magnet Wire
  • Masking tape
  • Paper Clips
  • Steel Washers
  • Steel Nails
  • Steel Bolts
  • Weigh Dishes
  • Sandpaper

Shipping Weights and Dimensions

  • Sh. wt. 9lbs, DIM 13” x 12” x 5”
  • Single Sh. wt. 4lbs, DIM 13” x 12” x 5”