NUSTEM loans boxes are linked to STEM careers and contain original objects and replicas that can be handled and used as part of classroom activities. While using the resources in the boxes, children get the opportunity to try out and explore some of the skills, techniques, equipment and ideas that STEM professionals use on a day-to-day basis.
EYFS children use our magnets box to investigate magnetic and non-magnetic objects and surfaces around their setting. They use the contents to find out how magnets can pull and push. What else will they discover about magnets?
Try this at home
Visit our STEM at home Make a Magnet Maze page to discover how to move an object around a maze without touching it. All you need is a magnet, a paper plate and a magnet object such as a paper clip or washer.