Demystifies electricity and teaches how to build electronics projects. Covers how circuits, voltage, and current work. Each part of the book focuses on different fundamental electronics concepts with hands-on projects. Gr. 5 and up.
Wire, power, connect, and create with Cool Battery & Electricity Projects! Kids can learn how to wire a working lamp, build a buzzing electric game, and more! Each workshop project includes easy-to-read, step-by-step instructions paired with photographs. Budding craftspeople and engineers will love learning how to use the tools of the trade to make one-of-a-kind creations.
FICTION:When two bad ants desert from their colony, they experience a dangerous adventure that convinces them to return to their former safety. (electric shock)
In this memoir adapted for young readers, William Kamkwamba describes the drought that struck his tiny village in Malawi, his subsequent interest in science, and his idea to build a windmill. Made out of scrap metal and old bicycle parts, William's windmill brought electricity to his home and helped his family pump the water they needed to farm the land. Gr.4-7
The Invention Hunters travel the globe collecting great inventions! This time, they’ve landed in a kid’s backyard, and they think they’ve stumbled on incredible specimens, from umbrellas & lipsticks to coins & rockets. But what they really discover–with a kid as their guide–is how electricity & magnetism powers lamps, batteries, & even toasters! Using simple explanations & diagrams, makes the perfect companions for kids who ready to learn about science, physics, engineering, history, and…
Helps you turn everyday objects into touchpads that control your computer's keyboard. With this book, students learn the art of innovation through detailed explanations and hands-on activities built to foster creativity and problem-solving.
Helps readers navigate the sometimes-complex world of electronic innovation. Young readers can explore this exciting and popular field by learning the basics of electronic circuits and how electronic components work, which they can then apply to an idea of their own. They will be able to create their project using everyday materials and easy-to-understand computer elements. Important electronic innovators and their creations are profiled to provide inspiration for young "makers.
KIT: Your challenge--trigger the flashing of blue LEDs lights by joining the 3-D puzzle pieces into a complete circuit. Meet the conditions on each card--the puzzles get more and more difficult! This Junior version has a completely new set of puzzle challenges for Cool Circuits.
The ingenious and compelling activities in the new GEMS Electric Circuits unit provide students with an engaging introduction to electric circuits. They learn about basic concepts of electric circuits, energy flow, parallel and series circuits, energy storage in batteries, short circuits, schematic diagrams, and much more. Student groups devise, assemble, diagram, and display their own electrical inventions.
FICTION: After moving in with their eccentric uncle, Nick and Tesla encounter strange occurrences in their new neighborhood and build gadgets using simple household objects to help them solve the mysteries.
Did you know that trees, buildings, and even people can act as conductors for electricity? Learn about how electricity travels through conductors and what makes a good insulator.
This curricular, STEM-focused title outlines how electric circuits work, including power sources, wires, electrons, atoms, and more. Find out how where energy starts and how it flows into the electronic devices people use every day!
Experiments with electricity and magnets - University of Calgary
Notes for helpers -- What is electricity? -- Electricity in action -- Using this book -- Scientist kit -- Electric balloons -- Static patterns -- Simple electric circuits -- Conductors and insulators -- Detecting electricity -- Battery power -- Magic magnet -- Buzz! buzz! -- Magic moving wire -- Electricity with salt -- Record your results -- Quiz zone -- Picture quiz.;Readers will enter the exciting world of science with this guide to experiments with magnets and electricity! They'll learn…