Electricity

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Lerner Publications, Aug 1, 2005 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 48 pages
Where does electricity come from? How does it make a computer run or a light bulb shine? Electricity is a form of energy that can be used in many ways. Starting with the tiny particles that make up atoms electrons, protons, and neutrons this book highlights the basics of how electricity works and furthers understanding through a series of easy-to-do experiments.
 

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Contents

Be A Word Detective
5
People and Electricity
6
Amazing Atoms
10
Electric Charge
16
Currents and Circuits
24
A Note to Adults on Sharing a Book
44
Learn More about Electricity and Energy
45
Glossary
46
Index
48
Back Cover
50
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Sally M. Walker has been a children's book writer for over 20 years. Most of her books are nonfiction and present various science topics to young readers. Fossil Fish Found Alive is the story of the hunt for the elusive fish called the coelacanth. Sally also enjoys combining science investigation with historical topics. Her book Secrets of a Civil War Submarine , which won the 2006 Robert F. Sibert Medal, tells about the history, loss, and re-discovery of the first submarine to sink an enemy ship in battle. Written in Bone: Buried Lives of Jamestown and Colonial Maryland takes readers on archaeological expeditions, where the forensic analysis of colonial settlers' bones helps us to understand their lives. Sally especially enjoys writing narrative nonfiction that captures the reader's attention with a true story. She is also the author of 2019 Orbis Pictus Honor Book Champion: The Comeback Tale of the American Chestnut .

Andy King is the co-author, with his wife Jackie, of Baking by Hand: Make the Best Artisanal Breads and Pastries Better Without a Mixer. Andy and Jackie are the owners of A&J King Artisan Bakers located in Salem, Massachusetts, which was named one of America's 50 Best Bakeries by The Daily Meal.

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