• Version 1
  • Can also be done on document camera.
  • Place magnet carefully under tray.
  • Sprinkle filings all around inside tray, tap tray lightly to help filings align.
  • Filings can be poured back into jar.
  • Keep magnet away from other magnets.

       (open jar over tray, don't scratch glass or tray with magnet)

  • View seen by students.

  • Version 2
  • 3 glass plates with different pole configurations.
  • Place glass plate in tray, sprinkle filings over and around it.