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Experiment: Make a Levitating Object in a Jar

Number of Students: Print
Material Quantity Unit of Measure Per Total Needed
Recycled glass jar with metal lid 1 per student 1
Strong magnet 1 per student 1
Lightweight metal object total 0
Thread, fishing line or similar. The thinner the thread is, the better the illusion that the object is floating. (Note: we used a highly visible string in our demonstration so that the string placement would be obvious.) total 0
Invisible tape total 0