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Magnet Levitation Kit

  Magnet Levitation Kit
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Item: DM002 
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Explore the wonders of magnets!

Discover the gravity-defying effects of magnetism through experiments in equilibrium, gravity, and magnetic fields... Then build a magnetic levitating train!

Tape four of the wooden blocks together, glue on the angled plastic barriers, and add on the long magnetic strips, making sure the North side is facing up.

Glue the short magnetic strips onto the fifth piece of wood - South side against the wood - Set it on the track, and watch with fascination as it floats and glides freely and smoothly!

You're actually controlling the raw power of magnets! ...And that's just the beginning.

Perfect for the science fair or just plain magnetic fun, the Magnet Levitation Kit shows kids the power and wonder inherent in scientific learning.

Magnet Levitation Kit
  • Science kit for experimenting with magnets - Build a levitating train
  • Encourages fine motor skills, following directions, scientific learning
  • Learning comes easy when kids create gravity-defying experiments
  • Build a levitating train, complete all kinds of other amazing experiments
  • Simple instructions make building and learning easy
  • A fun activity for kids both young and old
  • Includes 6 disc magnets, 6 ring magnets, 10 latch magnets, super-strong neodymium magnet, Two 2.5 x 23.5 inch high-force magnetic strips, Two 0.5 x 5.9 inch high-force magnetic strips, 2 plastic guide rails, compass, iron filings, 5 wood blocks, nails
  • Detailed 44-page experiment and project book included
  • Required from home: 2 quarters, ruler, pencil, masking tape, contact cement
  • Highly durable construction and materials for reliable experiments

    Note: Contains sharp points and/or edges. Assembly normally requires the supervision of an adult. Recommended for young scientists ages 10 and up.

    NOTE: The orange color in the charts above indicate ages that are LESS than the manufacturer suggested age. Please purchase at your discretion if your child is younger than 10 years of age.

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      UPC 094051311000
      Manufacturer SKU 731100
      Date Added to Fat Brain Toys 10/5/2004
      Manufactured In Peoples Republic of China
      Manufacturer Recommended Minimum Age 10 years
      Fat Brain Toys Monthly Sales Ranking #1717

    CHOKING HAZARD - Small parts.
  • Not for children under 3 yrs.

  • We've collected valuable feedback from our customers on how this item is being used by children with special needs in hopes of providing guidance for other special needs caregivers. Click here to view these "Special Perspectives"...

    Identified Special Needs Challenges:
    Autism, Developmental Delay, Learning Disabilities, Speech & Language Delay
    "I read the directions for the activity and then rewrote them with step by step directions with visual supports. I took out some of the less pertinent vocabulary and framed the experiment as goal-directed toward answering a question. For example, the magnet experiment was to determine what things are ferrous magnetic. I instead wrote two lists with blanks and had my kid walk around the house seeing what it would stick to (30 items total). Then we sat down and wrote next to each item what the item was mostly made of, and compared the lists to see what is magnetic and naturally arrived at "metal". My kid loved being investigative, having some independence, and having the sensory stimulation magnets naturally provide when you play with them."

    Total Customer Reviews: 102
    Average Customer Rating: 4.41 (site average 4.56)
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    Posted 12/29/2014 by Nina Hawks

    I heard over the phone, his excitement as he opened the gift. Christmas was a couple of days later. He absolutely loves legos, so he switched his attention to those. I know when he actually starts to play with the Levitation Kit, he will love it.

    Rating: 5
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    Review for Magnet Levitation Kit
    Posted 7/24/2014 by Heather Johnson

    This science kit is a bit above the level of my kid, but because the product is so high quality and has clear directions, I've been able to successfully adapt the concepts to his comprehension. I also love that the kit has more than one experiment, so I can spread it out over a few days and prolong his enjoyment. We've both had fun and learned a lot!

    Rating: 5
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    My rating of Magnet Levitation Kit
    Posted 4/2/2014

    An adult's supervision during construction is necessary and that's fine, however, it would be more intuitive to a child if assembly is explained visually in a video so she can mentally follow. That way, the child would at least envision what she needs to do and the adult would be there for his motor skills only.

    Rating: 5
    2 of 2 customers found this review helpful.
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    Posted 12/12/2013 by john hickerson

    too early to tell -it is a christmas gift for my grandson

    Rating: 4
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    My rating of Magnet Levitation Kit
    Posted 11/16/2013 by Sarah Buchanan

    It is a Christmas gift so I am not able to rate it.

    Rating: 5
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