A short animation shows two mice using fridge magnets to climb a fridge door to reach some cheese sitting on top of it. They cleverly use another magnet to help them escape from a waiting cat!

First broadcast:
9 October 2007

This clip could be used at the start of a lesson. Ask the children to watch the clip and then pose the question - do magnets work on all different types of materials? Give the children a range of magnets and a range to materials to test and try out and see what conclusions they draw.