Goal: use coiled copper wire, battery and magnet to make a moving train.

Learning outcomes: how batteries work; magnets; and electromagnetism

Grade: 4-8 grade

Activity time: 2 hours


Toolbox includes a class set with fifteen (15) individual student kits with all project materials.  

Toolbox also comes with a Teachers Guide that includes: 

  • Lesson Plan
  • Build instructions with photos
  • Extension/Enrichment ideas
  • Parent Participation Note

E-Train Express Toolbox


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