This should be one of your child's first science kits. The first 15 activities explore magnetic poles, attracting and repelling, magnets through materials, temporary magnets and which metals stick to magnets. The kit includes high quality, color coded, SAFE ceramic magnets. Activities include drawing with iron filings, discovering what sticks to magnets, levitating and bouncing rings, making temporary magnets, detecting iron and much more! Requires a D cell battery (not included). 40-page book, for ages 8 and up.