Synopses & Reviews
"An enlightening chronological history." — ALA Booklist. Easy-to-follow instructions for performing 20 famous experiments that led to major discoveries in electricity and magnetism over the past 2,500 years. Safe, clearly illustrated projects involve compasses, batteries, electromagnets, thermocouples, generators, more. List of inexpensive, readily available materials. Grades 4-6.
Well-told chronicle of significant discoveries in electricity and magnetism over 2500 years; plus how to do famous experiments with compasses, magnets, more. Grades 4-6.