The POOF-Slinky 2017 Scientific Explorer Electro Magnetix Mini Lab reveals the mysterious behavior of magnets and how they work. This kit contains (30) different fun games, tricks and experiments that your "young scientist" will conduct to discover how and why magnets work and how magnetism is related to electricity. Some of the activities in this kit include making a magnet float in mid-air, building a compass, creating magnetic fields, working with a magnetic pendulum, making magnets jump and a working electromagnetic motor that even scientists can"t explain. This fun, safe and educational kit comes with a 31-page step-by-step instruction booklet that makes it easy to start and finish all the activities included. Harness the mysterious power of invisible force fields with Electro Magnetix. This kit contains a steel plate, magnet cover, (2) red plastic plates, (4) red support posts, plastic sleeve, (2) bar magnets, (10) disk magnets, motor magnet, compass needle, compass card, coil of copper wire, nail, rubber band, (2) brass contact clips, (2) sets of decal dots, bag of iron fillings, sandpaper, battery holder and a 31-page instruction manual. Some activities require a "D" battery and other common household items that are not included. Scientific Explorer is the industry leader in science kits that help develop critical thinking skills, inspire imagination and encourage exploration through interactive experiments and activities that make learning fun. The POOF-Slinky 2017 Scientific Explorer Electro Magnetix Mini Lab is recommended for children 8-years of age and older with some adult supervision. POOF-Slinky is the manufacturer of the world famous Slinky and the top selling POOF foam sport balls in North America, both manufactured in Plymouth, MI and Hollidaysburg, PA. Ideal and Scientific Explorer are other well-known brands, rounding out the POOF-Slinky family. With roots in the toy industry for over 100-years, POOF-Slinky brands continue to grow and broaden. New generations of kids, their parents and grandparents have proven that classic toys never go out of style.