Magnetism is one of the topics covered in KS2 Science and this quiz is all about magnets. It looks at several characteristics of magnetism, such as magnetic fields, magnetic materials, poles, attraction and repulsion.
Magnets and lodestones both have magnetic fields. Who doesn't love playing with magnets? Magnets are fascinating and useful too. We can use them to make toys or to hold notes to surfaces. Magnets are also used in many scientific machines. Did you know that, because of its magnetic field, the Earth itself is a huge magnet? This magnetic field causes interesting phenomena, such as the Northern and Southern lights.
Do you know which materials are attracted to magnets? Or how we can use magnets to help sort out materials for recycling? Test your knowledge of magnets, magnetism and magnetic fields by trying this quiz.