Electricity and Magnetism

Electricity and Magnetism

Price*: $300 for a 90 minute session

Maximum Group Size: 24 youth

Age Range: 6th-8th grade

What's Provided? lab coats, name tags, safety gear and all materials needed are provided.

Travel fee may apply depending on location. Contact for details.*Prices subject to change

Class Summary

Sparking interest and attracting youth into the wonders of electricity and magnetism, is the goal for this session! Grinnin Fish will provide all the materials needed to perform cool experiments. Students will make an electric motor from scratch, a homemade compass and a static electricity balloon flier. This class also provides excellent opportunity for students to use hand tools and develop their manual dexterity. This class is very hands on and a lot of fun!

Principles Explored

Voltage, current, resistance, atoms, electrons, magnets (permanent vs. electromagnets), properties of magnetic materials, magnetic fields, static electricity


Indoor or outdoor class. If indoor we will need enough space for six, five foot long tables (provided by you) for the presentation and hands on portion of the class. A responsible staff member from your organization must be present for the entire session.