Magnets and Springs
Books and activities to support science unit
Discover magnet and battery facts and find out where these are used in everyday objects. The pack contains 30 resources including books, flashcards, vocabulary lists and a selection of activities for individual and groups.
Included in the pack are lesson plans and resources for practical investigations to support lower Key Stage 2 pupils.
A range of information books in symbol and text versions:
- Magnetic Beetle Game
Four differentiated investigation plan recording sheets and teacher’s lesson plan for a scientific investigation into magnetic/non-magnetic materials.
Strength of Magnets Investigation
Four differentiated investigation plan recording sheets and teacher’s lesson plan for a scientific investigation into magnet strength.
Display Flashcards A4
Large flashcards to display in the classroom.
Display Flashcards A5
Small flashcards to display in the classroom.
Vocabulary linked to the magnets section of the science programme of study.
Symbol Word Cards
Visual supports to print and use for vocabulary games.
Small symbol sheet to show vocabulary overview for magnets subject area.
Key vocabulary including word definitions.
Magnets wordsearch and answer sheet.
Magnets crossword and answer sheet.
Objects with Springs
Information sheet about objects that contain springs.
Board game to cut out and play.
Questions to support science knowledge assessment.
Quiz - Symbols
Multiple choice quiz with symbol supported text.
Quiz - Text
Multiple choice quiz with plain text.