Get Your Science On: Levitating Magnets
Katie shows us how to make our magnets levitate.
What’s Going On
Magnets have two poles, north and south. Like poles repel each other, so we have the north pole of one magnet facing the north pole of another, and the south pole of one magnet facing the south pole of another. The magnets repel so strongly that the top two float above the bottom magnet!
Magnets (we used two large ceramic magnets)
Dowel or rod for the magnets to go around
Stand for the rod (optional)
How to Build
Place the magnets on the rod, ensuring that they have the same poles facing each other so that they repel. Get your science on!