Electricity and Magnetism Fundamentals: Funtastic Science Activities for Kids

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Learning Triangle Press, 1996 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 132 pages
Simple principles of electricity and magnetism come alive with these hands-on activities. Children can easily do these simple yet fascinating activities in static electricity, magnetic induction and polarity, conductors and insulators and more...with just a little help from parents or teachers using readily-available household materials.
While rooted in solid scientific theory, these entertaining activities are geared towards children's interests, and can each be completed in less than one hour. No expertise in physics is required; everything is outlined in step-by-step instructions, a materials list, background material, and expected outcome of each experiment.

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Contents

Intro
Electrons Aglow 11
Short Circuit 41
Heat Feat 45
Magnificent Magnets 69
Pot Luck 89
Current Events 103
Index 127
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About the author (1996)

Robert W. Wood, author of the hugely successful series Science for Kids, delights in the wonders of nature and advances of science. With his keen observerOs eye he injects his own special brand of fun and excitement into childrenOs science. WoodOs professional background includes aviation science, experimental agriculture, electricity, electronics, and research. He has written more than a dozen physics and science books for adults, as well as several home-maintenance titles. WoodOs innovative work has been translated into several languages. His writings have appeared in major newspapers and magazines, and he is a popular guest on radio talk shows around the United States.

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