Carefully review the general safety advice on the back of the box cover before starting the experiment.
Read the "Magnets and electricity" section of the safety guidelines carefully before proceeding. Do not let children under 8 years old handle small magnets.
Disassemble the setup after the experiment.
Dispose of solid waste together with household garbage.
Since the paper clip is made of a ferromagnetic material, it becomes a magnet itself when exposed to an external magnetic field.
Did you know that our Earth is itself a huge magnet? This is why the magnetized paper clip turns: it detects the Earth’s magnetic field and aligns itself accordingly. Notice how the magnetic paper clip turns exactly like a compass needle
Dozens of experiments you can do at home
Kids are now able to engage with science in a way that they simply wouldn’t have been able to in the past as they shrink themselves down to see the world at a molecular level