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A clip in the Science Please! collection, Magnets uses archival footage, animated illustrations and amusing narration to explain: North Pole, South Pole... what's the big attraction?

  • writer
    Sylvain Charbonneau
  • director
    Sylvain Charbonneau
  • music
    Denis Larochelle
  • sound
    Denis Larochelle
  • editing
    José Heppell
  • technical coordination
    Andrée Delagrave
  • narrator
    Rick Jones
  • art direction
    Nicola Lemay
  • animation
    Nicola Lemay
  • opening digital images
    Pierre Plouffe
  • digital imaging
    Randall Finnerty
  • scientific advisor
    Stéphane Durand
  • producer
    Marc Bertrand


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Ages 6 to 7

Science - Physical Science

Teacher asks students to: - experiment with magnetic properties of various materials and sort them using a table; investigate the strength of a magnet through obstacles (sheet of paper, towel); - build a magnetic-power miniature puppet theatre: stick magnets to the feet of cardboard figurines and use other magnets under the floor of the theatre to move them.

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