Why does static electricity make your hair stand on end?
How is lightning made?
Find out the answers to these questions and more with fun experiments that show you how and why electricity works!
This title features:
* Simple experiments to test basic scientific ideas
* Clear explanations for every experiment
* Amazing facts
* Photographs and cartoons
* Glossary to explain new and difficult words
* Notes for parents and teachers
About the Author
Anna Claybourne is an award-winning children's author based in Edinburgh, Scotland. She specializes in writing about science and nature, and has written well over 100 books to date.
Read an Excerpt
As all the hairs become electric, they push away from each other. This makes them stand up and away from your head.
Table of Contents
Electric world 4
What does electricity do? 6
Where is our electricity from? 8
Making a circuit 10
Electric light 12
Switching on and off 14
Sticky electricity 16
Electric hair 18
Spark in the dark 20
Notes for parents and teachers 24