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Magnets

Magnets attract certain metals. They have two poles that attract or repel the poles of other magnets. Lines of force form a powerful magnetic field around a magnet. Magnets come in many shapes and sizes, and are used for many purposes. Without magnets, our lives would be quite different. They help generate electricity, are used in motors, and can be found in a variety of common items. Magnets are used in medicine, industry, transportation, and in other important fields. In this unit, students will learn that magnets behave in predictable ways, making them reliable and valuable tools.

FOCUS Books

Supporting Materials

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Activities
Additional Reading
Comprehension Support
Vocabulary

Science Videos

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Magnets in Everyday Objects
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Making Electromagnets

Career Files

Maglev Train Conductor; Appliance Repair Person; Scrap Metal Recyclers

Quick Reads

Big, Strong Magnets
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Big, Strong Magnets
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Big, Strong Magnets
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Earth's Changing Magnetic Poles
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Earth's Changing Magnetic Poles
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Earth's Changing Magnetic Poles
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Concept Books

All Magnets Concept Books

Reading A-Z Books

The Power of Magnets - Level L

Retelling Rubrics

Nonfiction Retelling Rubric

Science Diagrams

Magnets Attract and Repel

Vocabulary Cards

Word Work

Crossword; Analogies/Fill in the Blank; Matching

Book Assembly


Single-Sided Concept


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Double-Sided Concept


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