Keep COVID-Safe in the Classroom – Even When Your Back Is Turned!

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Making sure kids are keeping a 6-foot distance from each other and that they’re wearing their masks at all times is critical to preventing the spread of Coronavirus and to maintaining the health and safety of your entire class. But you’ve got lessons to teach and can’t keep an eye on each student all day […]

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Make Your Own Magnets!

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Cool Quarantine Crafts Using DIY Magnets Most of us have been home for a while now, doing what we must for the greater good. By now we’ve read most of the books, finished most of the puzzles, played most of the games, and watched all of the shows. So what now? We’ll tell you what […]

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Top 15 Product Picks for At-Home Learning

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(aka, yes Virginia, you CAN learn at home!) With schools closed in support of social distancing, our children are at home every day, but that doesn’t mean the learning has to stop! The parents, teachers, and science gurus at Dowling Magnets have compiled a list of our top 15 product picks for at-home learning. These […]

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Iron Filings: Three Different Particle Sizes for Three Times the Fun!

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A long-time staple for scientific experiments, iron filings are very, very small pieces of iron (duh!). Because iron is a ferromagnetic material, it responds to magnets. And, because filings are so (very!) small, particles of iron filings are perfect for lining up to demonstrate various principles of magnetism, particularly magnetic fields. Iron filings can be […]

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Bring Your Animal-Themed Units to Life…with These Center Ideas!

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Little learners love animals…and who doesn’t? Get kids excited about learning – and incorporate literacy, math, science, and more – with these fun center/small-group activity ideas: Start by introducing the unit to your whole class of course. Show them a region on a globe and discuss that environment and habitat. Tap into prior knowledge by […]

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Five Ways to View Invisible Magnetic Force Fields!

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Teacher Demonstration Watching a demonstration sparks student interest and helps children bring concepts into clearer view…sometimes even literally! First, tap into students’ prior knowledge by using our magnet Q & A to review the basics of magnetism. Then, try this neat new product to show students the magnetism concepts you’re teaching and to model the […]

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Organizing the Library…with MAGNETS!

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Libraries may seem like self-sustaining, book-filled bastions of organization, but the truth is it takes lots of planning and hard work to keep a library running smoothly. Dowling Magnets is here to help, with magnetic products perfect for keeping everything from the bookshelves to the notice wall clean, clear, and organized. Check out a few […]

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Plan Your Attack on the Paper Explosion!

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KABOOM! By mid fall, it seems like all the papers have exploded all over your classroom! You spend so much time in the summer making a pretty classroom, only to have piles and piles of messy papers overshadow your hard work within a couple of months. Make this the year you get your piles of […]

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