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Have you ever heard of a Maglev train? Who would be crazy enough to think that exploring how a high-tech train little known in the United States works with a group of fourth-grade students would yield understandings about the properties of magnetism, force and motion, and inquiry science? Fortunately, the authors—a college methods professor and two elementary education students—were, and the hands-on exploration they developed and tested with their students was a resounding success. Their highly motivating learning adventure is described here.