Iron Filings Pad
Circular plastic cased iron filings to show the effect of magnetic force when in the proximity of a magnet.
Place a magnet (not supplied) on the top and the iron filings orientate themselves to show the direction of magnetic force.
Encourages children to ask questions about why things happen and how things work.
Understanding the World - magnetism
Size: 85mm dia.
Age: Suitable from 3 years.
ELG: Understanding The World: children know about similarities and differences in relation to places, objects, materials and living things. They talk about the features of their own immediate environment and how environments might vary from one another. They make observations of animals and plants and explain why some things occur, and talk about changes.