Magnetism Lesson for Kids: Definition & Facts


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Which of the following objects is attracted to a magnet?

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1. How can you make two magnets repel?

2. How could you tell if an object is magnetic?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What types of objects are magnetic? Is the Earth a magnet? You will need to know about these and other similar topics in order to successfully complete this quiz/worksheet combo.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be quizzed on your ability to:

  • Select which metal object is magnetic
  • Explain how to make two magnets move away from each other
  • Identify how to tell if something is magnetic
  • Name what makes Earth a giant magnet
  • Notice true and false statements about magnetism

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - make sure you understand the most important information from the lesson on magnetism
  • Interpreting information - show that you can read information about how magnets repel and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - remember what part of the Earth helps it become like a giant magnet

Additional Learning

Refer to Magnetism Lesson for Kids: Definition & Facts to learn even more! The lesson will cover:

  • A detailed description of magnetism
  • Types of metals that are magnetic and those that are not
  • The opposite poles of a magnet
  • Earth's magnetic field
  • What's in the noses of animals (and people) that helps them use Earth's magnetic field