We investigated whether or not magnets have to touch to attract. We made paper boats and attached a paper clip to one end. We then made sure our boats floated before pulling them along with our magnets. We discovered that magnets do not have to touch in order to attract magnetic materials.
We have been role playing being Beachcombers to help us get into role for our writing about the Iron Man. We searched for ‘treasure’ like a real beachcomber would. We did some fantastic writing based on our role play.