hey Olivia why are we in a basement to learn about attraction and repulsion?
Now lets start!
Because Veronica my basement is full of tools that will help you understand repulsion and attraction.
what you need to understand is that there are two types of charges, positive and negative charges. In this magnet the positive charged side has a + on it and the negative side has a - on it. Positive and negative charges attract and two of the same charges repel.
How do things get negative and positive charges?
When there are more protons than electrons in an object it has a positive charge and vice versa. Electrons in objects that are negatively charged repel other electrons in negatively charged objects. And the same goes for protons.
Thanks a lot Liv! So why did you buy that giant magnet instead of little ones?
Hey! What are you doing?? Mom said you would need this positively charged metal. ANYWAY I heard about this thing on TV...