Pupils predict then investigate which common, everyday materials and items are magnetic. They record their predictions and results into a table. Pupils record and discuss what they find out.
POS - compare and group together a variety of everyday materials on the basis of whether they are attracted to a magnet, and identify some magnetic materials
NaG - pupils should sort materials into those that are magnetic and those that are not
WS - pupils should set up simple practical enquiries, comparative and fair tests; use straightforward scientific evidence to answer questions or to support their findings; gather, record, classify and present data in a variety of ways to help in answering questions