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Science experiments involving magnets to try at home

It’s time for a little science and a lot of fun with magnets! Rick Crosslin, district scientist in residence for MSD Wayne Township shows us a few different ways to use use the magnetic force in experiments perfect to try with your kids at home.

Science Demos include:

  1. Attract and Repel – iron and magnets
  2. Lines of Electromagnetic Force (iron filings, 3D model)
  3. Floating Paper Clip Investigation
  4. Make a Floating Paper Clip

You can find more of Rick’s science experiments on Youtube.

More about Crosslin: He has received numerous awards recognizing him as a classroom teacher. He was the host and executive director of the Emmy award winning show, Indiana Expeditions, a WFYI PBS science television program where he shares his expertise and motto: Science is for Everyone! He was also host and executive producer of The Great American Total Solar Eclipse 2017.

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