Why does a magnet stick to the refrigerator, but not to the wooden cabinets? This question will be answered as viewers discover what makes something "magnetic." Students learn about positive and negative forces, the North and South Poles, and the basic concepts of why opposites attract. Children find out more about what magnets are used for and in which simple machines they are found. With a hands-on experiment and real-world examples, these concepts are more easily understood. This program is one of 11 volumes in the Physical Science for Children DVD Series in the Schlessinger Science Library. Part of the Schlessinger Science Library for Children Collection. This title correlates to the National Science Education Standards for Physical Science -- properties of objects and materials, position and motion of objects, and light, heat, electricity and magnetism. A Teacher's Guide is available online. 23 minutes. Grades K to 4.