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Mapping Magnetic Influence DLESE Reviewed Collection
This educator?s guide details activities that allow students to explore magnets and the region of influence around a magnet called a magnetic field. Students learn that magnets exert a force on a magnetically-sensitive object without coming into direct contact with it. Students then create a map of the magnetic influence around the magnet.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Guide for instructor
    • Lesson plan
  • Space science
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
Cost information is not known
Copyright and other restrictions information is unknown.
DLESE Catalog ID: NASA-ESERevSProd100
Educational standards:
  • National Science Education Standards (NSES):
    • K-4:
      • B - Physical science:
        • Light, heat, electricity, and magnetism
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Contact: Student Observation Network