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How magnets are made

March 20, 2011 by  
Filed under Science Videos, Things To See

Ever wonder how magnets are made? This is an excellent clip of how they do it. How-to videos are valuable for showing us that a lot of thought, imagination, and science skills have to be used together to bring us all the things we have today. I love watching things like this!

Marvelous Magnets

February 13, 2011 by  
Filed under Science Experiments, Things To Do

This is a two-part project.  First, you need to gather what you need for the second part! You’ll  need a strong magnet.  If you don’t have one, a trip to the hardware store should provide what you want. Check your hardware store first but Lowes has a very good set of two strong magnets for […]

Anti-Gravity Paper Clip

June 6, 2010 by  
Filed under Science Projects, Things To Make

A fun thing to try… as simple as 1…2…3! You’ll need: A piece of cardboard for a base A paper clip A strong magnet (not a refrigerator magnet) Some tape and a foot of thread. 1)  Tie the thread to the paper clip. 2)  Tape the other end to the cardboard base. 3)  Hold the […]