Did you know lodestone has very cool, rare, and looney property rarely found naturally in rocks?
- Lodestone specimen
- Explore the lodestone specimen. Does it feel different than other rocks? Does it feel heavy or light?
- Hold the lodestone near the paperclips and staples.
- Observe the Looney Lodestone attracting the items with its natural magnetism.
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How it Works:
A lodestone is a naturally magnetized piece of the mineral magnetite. Lodestones are naturally occurring magnets which can attract iron.
Make This A Science Project:
Test other metallic items to see if they attract to the lodestone. Test the magnetism of different sized pieces of lodestone.