Magnet and iron fillings on paper experiment

In this experiment you will see how iron fillings cling to the magnet. The equipment you will need for this experiment includes:

  • A magnet
  • Piece of paper
  • Iron fillings

Method and observation:

  • Place the magnet on the table and the piece of paper on top of the magnet
  • Place the iron fillings on top of the paper sheet and see the iron fillings move around the magnet