For Kids

  • Make a Magnet!


    It's easy and fun to make a simple electromagnet, and you don't need fancy materials or tools.

  • Science Demos

    Tesla coil

    See how to make an electromagnet or a model of a comet, or watch the science behind tesla coils and potato cannons.

  • Activity Book!

    activity books

    Download this activity book to color, connect the dots or word-search as you learn about magnets.

  • Try this at Home!

    magnet attracting iron in food

    Do try these cool science activities at home! Explore electricity and magnetism hands-on with stuff you have around the house.

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Magnet Academy is a free resource on magnetism & electricity brought to you by the Center for Integrating Research + Learning at the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory.