Foxton Primary Science: Magnets and Friction (Lower KS2 Science)


ISBN: 9781839250057
Author: Nichola Tyrrell
Designer: Maryke Goldie
Level: Lower KS2
Age: 7-9 years
Pages: 32 pages
Dimensions: 210 mm x 260 mm
Release Date: 27 January 2020


The Foxton Primary Science series supports KS1, Lower KS2 and Upper KS2 Science through a variety of features and STEAM-related tasks that cover all curriculum requirements. This title supports Lower KS2 requirements for the Forces and Magnets content.

Colourful, engaging content blends information with prompts for further discussion and investigation.

Keywords, creative activities and quizzes reinforce comprehension, along with challenging words explained in the glossary.

You can also scan the QR code on the back cover and do the comprehension and vocabulary quizzes online.



  • What is a force?
  • The force of friction
  • The force of magnetism
  • The poles
  • Activity: Is it magnetic?
  • Activity: Moving cars
  • Activity: Making a fridge magnet
  • Magnets all around us
  • Activity: Making magnet art
  • Magnetic metals
  • Activity: The floating paper clip illusion
  • Activity: Passing on magnetism
  • Let’s experiment: Testing the pull
  • Comprehension check
  • Vocabulary check
  • Glossary
  • Index and answers


Free Resources and Quiz Page

Weight155 g
Dimensions265 × 210 × 3 mm

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