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Electricity and Magnetism (A True Book: Physical Science)

Electricity and Magnetism (A True Book: Physical Science)

by Cody Crane


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Learn how both magnetism and electricity have been used to create useful tools, and conduct experiments to see these forces in action first-hand.

A True Book: Physical Science allows readers to find answers to puzzling questions as well as discover how people have used physical science to make countless innovations throughout history. This series includes an age appropriate (grades 3-5) introduction to curriculum-relevant subjects and a robust resource section that encourages independent study.Many readers will know that electricity powers lights and other devices, and that magnets can hold two objects together. But how do these important forces work, and how are electricity and magnetism related? T

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ISBN-13: 9780531136003
Publisher: Scholastic, Inc.
Publication date: 02/01/2019
Series: A True Book: Physical Science
Pages: 48
Sales rank: 589,061
Product dimensions: 7.13(w) x 8.38(h) x (d)
Age Range: 7 - 9 Years

Table of Contents

Think About It! 7

1 It's Electrifying!: What is electricity, and how do we use it? 11

2 Electric Currents: How does electricity power devices? 19

The Big Truth!

Current Showdown: Who invented the type of current that is now used to send electricity through power lines? 24

3 Magical Magnetism: What causes magnets to push and pull on objects? 27

4 Useful Tools: How are magnets important in our everyday lives? 35

Activity 1: Shocking Static! 40

Activity 2: Floating Magnets! 42

True Statistics 44

Resources 45

Important Words 46

Index 47

About the Author 48

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