Y3 Magnetic Materials?

Pupils look at a range of items and objects, these include a simple bar magnet. They have to think about the possible scientific question that they could be being asked. Pupils then plan an investigation in order to answer this question.

Learning Objectives:

  • 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

This resource is available in the below packages.

Sigma Science – Year 3