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  • Electromagnetism

    © Nicolaus Czarnecki

    Electromagnetism picture


During this presentation featuring high-tech Museum equipment, students explore voltage, current, resistance, and the interrelationship between magnetism and electricity. See someone’s hair stand on end, create a human extension cord by sending an electric current through several people, and shoot a metal ring to the ceiling of the school! A 45-minute introductory version is available for multi-grade reservations.

Please open our Programs-at-a-Glance chart for information about capacity, prices, and appropriate venues and audiences.

Recommended for

Grades 3 – 6

Information and reservations:

617-589-0354 or

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