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Offline Activity: Magnet Maze

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

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  • Subjects
  • Art
  • Puzzle
  • Science
  • Duration
  • 30-60 minutes
  • Compatible Robots
  • Unplugged
  • Group Size
  • Individual
  • Small Groups (2-4)
  • Experience Level
  • Grades 1-3
  • Grades 3-5
  • Grades 6-9
  • Things You'll Need
  • Cardboard
  • Magnet
  • Scissors
  • Tape
  • Yarn/twine
  • Paperclip
  • Googly Eyes (optional)
  • Paper (optional)

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

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.