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EXPLORE ELECTRICITY!

WITH 25 GREAT PROJECTS · Explore Your World

by Carmella Van Vleet Author · Bryan Stone Illustrator

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Given the pace of how we harness and utilize electricity, as well as the importance of developing new sources of energy, electricity is a timely subject for kids to explore. In Explore Electricity! With 25 Great Projects, kids ages 6-9 will learn the basics of electricity: currents, circuits, power, magnetism and electromagnetism, motors and generators. They'll become more attuned to how much they rely on electricity in their daily lives. They'll also understand that while electricity is a wonderful resource, and one we've used to our advantage ever since it was discovered, the future of how we make and use electricity is still changing and there are things they can do today to impact these changes.
This title invites kids to experiment on their own with 25 simple projects that will “spark" their learning and enthusiasm, including making their own clothespin switch, lemon battery, compass, electromagnet, and flashlight, as well as generating their own “lightning." These hands-on activities combined with informational text will excite kids about STEM? the interrelated fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

Publication Details

Publisher:
Nomad Press
Publication Date:
2014
Series:
Explore Your World

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Carmella Van Vleet (Author)

Carmella Van Vleet is the author of Amazing Ben Franklin Inventions You Can Build Yourself, Explore Ancient Egypt!, Explore Ancient Greece!, Explore Ancient Rome!, Great Ancient Egypt Projects You Can Build Yourself, and Seven Wonders of the World...

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