When were batteries invented?
Italian scientist Alessandro Volta invented the first batteries in 1800.
Why some materials hold electricity better than others;
Experiments, a timeline, photos-and how electricity is created;
Surprising True facts that will shock and amaze you!
Table of Contents
1 The Scientific Method
How do scientists find answers to their questions? 7
2 What is electricity
Where does electricity come from? 13
3 Static Electricity
Where do we see static electricity in our daily lives? 23
Tesla's Big Ideas
What did Nikola Tesla have to do with electricity? 28
4 current electricity
How can we put electricity to work? 30
5 Electricity gets Even Better!
can you really create a magnet by using electricity? 36
True statistics 43
Important Words 46
About the Author 48