Professor Wacko's Magnet Mania: contemporary educational text and corresponding illuminating humor by b.k. hixson and m.s. kralik. The Wild Goose Co. 1994.
This booklet came from a Wild Goose Co. Science Kit. It is 40 pages of great activities using magnets.
"The overs and unders of magnets, the stuck-ups and stuck-ons of static electricity, and the sheer joy of having tens of thousands of volts of static electricity saturate your body with or without your permission."
Activities include: Hairdo Gremlins; Prancing Pencil Shavings; Advertising with Ghost Poop; The Water Wiggler; What is Magnetic?; Lines of Force; Magnetic Separator; Fi Ling Face; Compass on a String; Floating Magnets; The Levitation Wheel; The Magnetic Wheel; Electromagnets; Herculean Magnet; the 3D Magnetic Field; Super Magnet; Magnetic Bean Stalk.
The original kit included the following items that are needed to do these activities: 3 balloons, polystyrene peanuts; bar magnet; iron filings; salt packets; compass; ring magnets; magnetic wheel; threaded rod; washers; 1 long balloon; baggie; beans; nail; battery; wire; straw; cups; string; petri dish; dehydrated gel; hemisphere nuts.
Easy to procure the needed items--easy to follow directions for great science activities!