This Blueprint introduces students to superconductors and their use in the modern world, as well as to the Meissner effect and the idea of magnetic levitation. It is a mesmerizing demonstration that can be kept and used indefinitely, as long as more liquid nitrogen is supplied.

Blueprint Stats:

Cost: cost
Field: Physics
Prep Time: 30 hours
Active Time: 10 minutes
Level: 10-12
Mess Factor: mess
CAUTION: This activity requires the use of liquid nitrogen.