The experiments and activities will show the power of magnetic force and how it works. Materials Included with award winning book that make each project simple to follow. Appealing activities are Geared to both individual and classroom environments. Each activity includes vocabulary words, historic references, why-it-works section,etc. Have fun with magnets while you learn how we use them every day in every way. Did you know there are magnets in the computers we use to store information and in our stereo speakers to make sound? The fastest trains use magnetism to push, pull, and levitate. We use magnets for motors and generators. We also use magnets for many different medical purposes. Our own planet earth is one enormous magnet with unimaginable power. Learn how to make and use a compass. These experiments and activities will show you the power of magnetic force and how it works. Heres an interesting thought without magnets the great voyages of discovery could hardly have taken place. Columbus, magellan and the rest. The history of the world might have been quite different! Levitate a train, use a compass, magnet racers, floating magnets, magnetic sculpture, test magnets in water, includes instructions for 20 experiments. Kit includes: fun and easy projects, materials needed to complete projects batteries and some household items not included, stimulating experiments. Highly visual aids, simple step by step instructions, entices critical thinking with thought provoking q and a series. Interesting historic tidbits and references to modern day inventions. Magnetism inventory includes 1 bolt, 1 paper fastener, 1 metal washer, 3 large metal paper clips, 7 small metal paper clips, 1 2 by 2 piece of tin foil, 1 rubber band, 1 block of foam, 1 white or colored string, 2 craft sticks, 1 colored thick straw, 1 compass, 3 circular washer type magnets, 2 rectangular bar magnets, 1 bar shaped stronger magnet, 1 uncoated copper wire and much more.