This worksheet provides a plan for a lesson will help younger children understand Magnets. Magnets are used to separate aluminium cans from steel cans in the recycling industry, as well as to extract ferrous metals from bottom ash in Energy from Waste plants in Devon.

Early Learning Goals

  • Physical development – ELG: fine motor skills – explored using a magnet and handling of different materials.
  • Understanding the world – ELG: the natural world: explore the natural world around them and understand some important processes in the natural world.
  • Literacy- ELG: comprehension – Use and understand recently introduced vocabulary during discussions.