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Lesson:

Offline Activity: Magnet Maze

Art,

Puzzles,

Science

Experience Level

Grades 1-3

Grades 3-5

Grades 6-9

Duration

30-60 minutes

Group Size

Individual

Small Groups (2-4)

Compatible Robots

No Robot

Details

Use a magnet and its magnetic field to pull a magnetic object through your maze!

Downloads & Resources

Offline Activity: Magnet Maze PDF

Build your own maze and use the power of magnetic fields to navigate your way through the maze. Magnets have the power to attract other magnetic objects — use their magnetic pull to navigate a maze!

Educational Standards

Next Generation Science Standards

3-PS2-3

Ask questions to determine cause and effect relationships of electric or magnetic interactions between two objects not in contact with each other.

3-PS2-4

Define a simple design problem that can be solved by applying scientific ideas about magnets.*

MS-PS2-3

Ask questions about data to determine the factors that affect the strength of electric and magnetic forces.

CCSS Math K-8 Standards

CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.K.G.B.5

Model shapes in the world by building shapes from components (e.g., sticks and clay balls) and drawing shapes.

CCSS Science Standards

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RST.6-8.3

Follow precisely a multistep procedure when carrying out experiments, taking measurements, or performing technical tasks.