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The MagLab is funded by the National Science Foundation and the State of Florida.


Teachers working on a group training project

We offer in-person professional development programs that incorporate best practices in magnet-related science for K-12 STEM teachers and Informal STEM educators. For virtual and asynchronous resources, please visit our Magnet Academy page.

For your K12 Classroom

Field Trips and Tours

Plan a field trip to the MagLab! We offer field trip and tour educational opportunities for students 5th grade and up. These opportunities combine a tour with a grade-appropriate, hands-on activity and last about two hours.


Want to have a MagLab expert visit your classroom? Watch our Pre-Recorded Outreach Videos or let a Gainesville MagLab expert come visit your classroom at no cost!

Plan a lesson

These lesson plans are designed for K12 teachers, but almost anyone can use them to learn or teach about electricity and magnetism.

For your Professional Development

Research Experiences for Teachers (RET)

This exciting fully online summer program gives K-12 and informal STEM educators from across the country the chance to learn how to incorporate culturally responsive teaching into their STEM lesson plans while working with MagLab scientists and educators.

Teacher Workshops

We provide innovative, content-rich workshops for teachers at all levels.

MagLab Educators Club

Join our mailing list to receive special teacher resources & information about MagLab news and events.

Last modified on 19 January 2024