Mysteries of Magnetism

How does magnetism work? What do electricity and magnetism have to do with each other? Explore the properties of magnets through play and experimentation.

  • Trace magnets on a TV screen to discover how magnetic fields change color and shape.
  • Get behind the gears of a magnetic crane and see how many toy cars you can lift.
  • Watch bugs levitate in a video and find out what really powerful magnets can do.
  • Test out what kinds of objects are magneticpaperclips, rocks, coins, plastic, and more!