Thats right magnets stick to Metals. But do they stick or are they attracted to all metals? I think I sense an Investigation coming on ....

OP45 Test to see if magnets work on various different materials.

As you probably know Magnets are attracted to some objects, what type of objects are they attracted to?

Use the following table to test various materials and say if magnets are attracted to them!

There are a few left blank for you to test any materials you think of!


  1. Bring magnet towards material being tested,
  2. observe any attraction or attractive force,
  3. comment in a table similiar to the one below as to which materials are attracted to magnets.

So what have the results told you ? What can you conclude

Magnets attract ______________