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Students will learn the parts of an atom, be exposed to the concept of electron movement, create forces of attraction and repulsion with static electricity and magnets, create an electromagnet, experiment with different variables for magnetic strength, and make their own compass.

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About This Program

Cost

By Request: $165.00



Length

60 minutes


Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) 2, 3, 4

Minimum participants:

1

Maximum participants:

30 students.


Primary Disciplines

Sciences


Program Delivery Mode

Zoom
WebEx



Booking Information

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Provider's Cancellation Policy

1 weeks' notice for cancellation is requested otherwise full program fees will be charged.

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Discovery Center of Springfield

Springfield, MO
United States

Our mission is to inspire curiosity and a life-long love of learning through memorable and engaging hands-on experiences in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) education.

Contact:
Erin Jaeger
ejaeger@discoverycenter.org
417-862-9910 ext.726

Program Details

Format

1. Students will discover magnetic materials through a pre-lab magnet hunt.
2. Students will perform multiple experiments to demonstrate and discuss atoms, charged particles, attractive and repulsive forces.
3. Students will investigate electromagnetic fields and real-life applications that use magnetism.
4. Students will create their own electromagnet and compass. They will correlate results to the movement of charged particles.

Objectives

1. Students will be able to assess a magnet's strength and observe limits
2. Students will demonstrate the effects of static electricity and relate to charged particles.
3. Students will experience the forces of repulsion and attraction
4. Students will build their own electromagnet and experiment with changing some of the variables
5. Students will relate magnetism to flow of electrons, earth's magnetic field and make their own compass

Standards Alignment

National Standards

Meets Next Generation Science Standards

State Standards

Meets Missouri Learning Standards