The Magic School Bus and the Electric Field Trip

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Scholastic Inc., 1997 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 48 pages
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To celebrate its 20th anniversary, Scholastic is re-releasing the ten original Magic School Bus titles in paperback. With updated scientific information, the bestselling science series ever is back!

Small enough to squeeze through power lines, Ms. Frizzle's class learns how electric current travels through the town, lights up a light bulb, heats up a toaster, and runs an electric motor. Fans of the Magic School Bus won't be left behind by this simple and informative introduction to the generation and distribution of electricity.
 

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User Review  - sommerkirk - LibraryThing

I love anything Magic School Bus related, and the electric field trip was truly electric. I found this book and got so excited because many of my students' homes lost power in the recent storm and we ... Read full review

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User Review  - amassingale - LibraryThing

Factual. (fiction but full of facts.) This is a fun book to use when paired with the TV show. Also good for students that can read on their own so that they can read all of the speech bubbles on their own time. Read full review

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Section 1
21
Section 2
26
Section 3
30
Section 4
42
Section 5
44
Section 6
46
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Author Joanna Cole and illustrator Bruce Degen make learning a spirited joyride, delighting young audiences with their fantastic journeys to the eye of a hurricane, the bottom of the ocean, and the center of the earth, to name just a few. Author and illustrator have said they were each inspired by an important teacher in their classroom days - very much like Ms. Frizzle! There are now more than 58 million Magic School Bus books in print, in a variety of formats, plus a wildly successful animated television series. Called "a can't-miss team" by School Library Journal, Cole and Degen live in Florida and Connecticut, respectively. For more information about Joanna Cole and Bruce Degen, visit: scholastic.com/magicschoolbus/books/authors

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