Electricity is Elementary

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Description

This book engages students in grades 4 and 5 with electricity topics and history that they will love. The book has hands-on activities, reading comprehension questions and texts written for your child’s understanding.

This book covers important scientists and discoveries about electricity, and explores how some of the most impressive technologies use electricity today. Each chapter can be used as a reading and scientific adventure!

Table of Contents:

Chapter 1……………………………….…… Introduction

Chapter 2……………………………….….. History of Electricity

Chapter 3……………………………….….. Benjamin Franklin

Chapter 4…………………………………….The Results of Ben Franklin’s Experiment

Chapter 5……………………………………. Thomas Edison’s Light Bulb

Chapter 6……………………………………. Parts of a Simple Light Bulb

Chapter 7……………………………………. The Battle for Electric Power

Chapter 8…………………………………….. Cool Tech: Electric Cars

Chapter 9.……………………………………. How a Tesla Model S Operates

Chapter 10.…………………………………..Electromagnetism and Electromagnetic Waves

Chapter 11.…………………………………..Light is an Electromagnetic Wave

Chapter 12.………………………………….. The Incredible (Invisible) Nature of Light

Chapter 13.………………………………….. Cool Tech: Smartphones

Chapter 14.………………………………….. The Magical World of Television

Chapter 15.………………………………….. Electric Grid

Chapter 16.………………………………….. Cool Tech: Laptops & Computers

Chapter 17.………………………………….. Hands-on Experiment #1: Playdough Circuit

Chapter 18.………………………………….. Hands-on Experiment #2: What Conducts Electricity?

Chapter 19…………………………………… Hands-On Experiment #3: Create an Electromagnet

Chapter 20………………………………….Conclusion

Appendix:

Online Physics Simulators…………….PhET Interactive Simulations

Additional information

Weight 0.5 lbs
Dimensions 11 × 8.5 × 0.75 in

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