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Maglev Elementary STEM Activity Guide

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Pitsco maglev vehicles are a great way to teach students about attraction and repulsion, and this guide focuses on these concepts at an elementary level. This elementary guide is written for Grades 3-5. With these fun activities, students grasp a variety of subjects including forces, magnets, attraction, repulsion, and tons more.

The Maglev Elementary STEM Activity Guide contains the NGSS, CCSSM, and CCSSELA standards addressed; teacher and student instructions for math, science, and engineering activities; assessment questions; and student pages. This guide contains two guided inquiry lessons and a culminating engineering challenge for students to apply concepts learned through the inquiry lessons.

Equipment and materials needed to complete guide activities include any style of Pitsco maglev kits, Pitsco Maglev II Track or MagLev – Mini, magnets, and standard classroom tools and materials.


Type: Activity Guides and Curriculum/Teacher's Guides Grades: 3-5



Learning Values

  • Aerodynamic drag
  • Center of mass
  • Magnetism
  • Design processes
  • Friction reduction
  • Social perspectives
  • Problem solving
  • Modeling
  • Technological design
  • Measuring time
  • Using formulas
  • Proportions


  • Author: Aimee Allen and Tammy Pankey
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Pages: 21
  • Publisher: Pitsco, Inc.
  • Copyright: 2016
  • Number of Lessons: 3
  • Number of Worksheets: 3

“The maglev vehicle was fun and entertaining; my favorite part was making the cars hover with the magnetic push. I would love to create a new invention to allow buildings to float using magnetic forces. How cool would that be??”

– Gabe, fourth-grade student, Westview Elementary