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Challenge.

Can you turn a paper clip into a magnet?

Can you make 2 paper clips stick together?

1) Slowly rub a paper clip 100 times on a magnet.

2) Rub in only one direction!

3) Now, touch the paper clip to another one.

What happened?

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DID YOU KNOW??

If you could cut a magnet in half, you would have 2 new magnets, each with a north and south pole.

For these PAPER CLIP TRICKS, you need: a strong magnet, paper clips, a paper cup, yarn

Can you make a paper clip "float" in the air?

For these PAPER CLIP TRICKS, you need: a strong magnet, paper clips, a paper cup, yarn

1) Put a strong magnet on top of an upside down paper cup.

2) Next, tie some yarn to a paper clip.

3) Let the paper clip stick to the magnet.

4) Now, very slowly pull on the yarn until your paper clip is floating in the air.

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Date:Sep 10, 1999
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