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Mindsets Magnetic Levitation Kit

Code: N18JG

  • Watch rock float with this magnetic levitation kit
  • Learn about magnetic forces and diamagnetism
  • No soldering, power source or assembly required

Product details

Mindsets Magnetic Levitation Kit

• Watch rock float with this magnetic levitation kit
• Learn about magnetic forces and diamagnetism
• No soldering, power source or assembly required
• Suitable for anyone aged 4+ with adult supervision

What can I do with this kit?
Watch a piece of rock float with this magnetic kit. The kit comes with a steel base to connect the 16 small, rare earth magnets as the granite floats over the top. Turn the magnets around and see the graphite float on the opposite pole. This kit doesn’t require any power or soldering.

What can I learn from this kit?
Magnetism is used all around us, from closing doors to making high speed trains. The pyrolytic granite in this kit has diamagnetic properties. The granite isn’t magnetic on its own – try to pick up a paperclip and see what happens. However, when you introduce a magnet the rock takes on the same magnetic field so that they repel each other, causing the rock to float. Because the granite reacts to the magnetic field it will be repelled by both the north and south poles.

Specifications
Number of components in the kit? 18
Soldering required No
Age group 4+
Power supply requirements N/A

Bulk Prices

Item code Item name Quantity Price
N18JG Mindsets Magnetic Levitation Kit (1+) £6.99

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