Electricity Investigations

Electricity Investigations

by Katie Marsico

Hardcover(Library Binding)

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You probably know that electricity powers your computer and other electronics. But what is electricity? How does it work and where does it come from? Scientists have been asking questions about electricity for centuries. Does it come from frog muscles? Can magnets create electricity? How could people harness the energy from gas or wind to power devices far away? Scientists have asked all these questions and more, and they've conducted countless experiments to learn the answers. Find out what they discovered and how we use electricity to power homes and businesses.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781512440072
Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group
Publication date: 08/01/2017
Series: Key Questions in Physical Science (Alternator Books ) Series
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 7.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.30(d)
Lexile: 910L (what's this?)
Age Range: 9 - 11 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction: How Could Scientists Light Up a City? 4

Chapter 1 What is Electricity? 6

Chapter 2 How are Currents Created? 11

Chapter 3 How Does Electricity Travel? 17

Chapter 4 How Does Power Get to Your Light Switch 22

Try It! 28

Glossary 30

Further Information 31

Index 32

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