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  • Published: Berkeley Heights, NJ : Enslow Publishers, c2009.
  • Year Published: 2009
  • Description: 128 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm.
  • Language: English
  • Format: Book

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  • 9780766029231 (lib. bdg. : alk. paper)
  • 0766029239 (lib. bdg. : alk. paper)



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Easy genius science projects with electricity and magnetism : great experiments and ideas

by Gardner, Robert, 1929-

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Call number: J 507.8 Ga

Available Copies: Malletts Youth, Traverwood Youth

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William Gilbert and static electricity -- Benjamin Franklin and static electricity -- Inducing charge -- Detecting charge: an electroscope -- Magnets, compasses, and poles -- magnets, magnetic matter, and nonmagnetic matter -- Our magnetic earth -- Make a magnet or two -- Magnetic dip -- A magnetic field -- Volta's battery: a voltaic pile -- Making a battery from electric cells -- A simple electric circuit: bulb, wire, and d-cell -- Another circuit: bulb, bulb holder, wires, battery, and meters -- A series circuit and a parallel circuit -- A lemon cell -- An LED -- Electrical resistance -- Electrical resistance and meters -- Electrical resistance and a rheostat -- Electrical resistance, a short circuit, and a fuse -- Electrical resistance and copper plating -- ØOersted's discovery and Ampére's rule -- Ampére, a galvanometer, and electric meters -- Ampére and magnetic forces on side-by-side electric currents -- Magnets from an electric currents -- An electromagnet -- Conductors and nonconductors -- Curie point -- The motor principle: the force on a current in a magnetic field -- A simple electric motor -- Electricity from magnets: electromagnetic induction -- A motor as a generator -- Check your family's electric bill and the wattage of appliances.

"Science projects and experiments about electricity and magnetism"--Provided by publisher.

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I am more of a chemistry guy...

but this is very good for you physics folk.

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