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.
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
KIT: Consists of tiny circuit-boards with specific functions engineered to snap together with magnets. No soldering, no wiring, no programming, just snap together for prototyping, learning and fun. Each bit has a specific function (light, sound, sensors, buttons, thresholds, pulse, motors, etc), and modules snap to make larger circuits. ... littleBits are small, simple, intuitive, blocks that make creating with sophisticated electronics a matter of snapping small magnets together
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.
Powerful force -- Charged or flowing -- Circuits and batteries -- Household power supply -- Magnetic attraction -- Magnetic electricity -- Energy for electricity -- Electric past and future.
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.
Nuclear energy - University of Calgary
Powered by nuclear energy -- The history or nuclear power -- The science of fission and fusion -- A bright future -- Fast facts -- Stop and think -- Glossary -- Learn more -- Index.;"A piece of nuclear fuel the size of your fingertip holds as much energy as 150 gallons (568 L) of oil. In Nuclear Energy, learn how scientists developed this amazing source of energy, how it works, and why it has attracted controversy. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear…
Spark your interest in science by learning about electricity and magnetism. Build an electromagnet, learn how circuits work, and more. Using the ideas and experiments presented in this book, students can come up with their own ideas for successful science fair projects.
KIT:Build unlimited electronic games and gadgets Learn about electronic engineering using the modular system and microprocessor. Includes 6 base boards, battery module, variable resistor module, microprocessor module, tricolor LED module, speaker module, photodiode module, tilt switch module, 6-LED array module, 2 push button modules, 31 jumper wires, 48-page book. Batteries not included.
KIT:This kit allows you to explore conductivity & touch-sensitive circuits, and to build your understanding of inputs, outputs, and signal processing in your circuits. Additional topics to explore in the guided workbook include light sensing, timed circuits, piezoelectric materials, and more
Circuits get electricity moving -- Parallel and series circuits -- When circuits stop circulating -- AC and DC. "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!"--
Kit:Change kinetic energy from your hand into light energy. This hand-held 'dynamo' is completely visible. It clearly demonstrates how electrical energy can be produced by moving an electrical conductor through a magnetic field -- a discovery made by Michael Faraday in 1831.