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Title:
Science experiments with electricity
Author:
Nankivell-Aston, Sally.
Personal Author:
Edition:
First American edition.
Publication Information:
New York : F. Watts, [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
32 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Summary:
Explores the properties of electricity through experiments designed to be informative and fun, using readily available equipment.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
IG 770 Lexile.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR LG 5.9 1.0 54017.

Reading Counts RC 3-5 4.8 3 Quiz: 32228 Guided reading level: R.
ISBN:
9780531145807

9780749636470
Format :
Book

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This series meets National Curriculum Standard for: Science: Physical Science Science and Technology Science as Inquiry


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This series meets National Curriculum Standard for: Science: Physical Science Science and Technology Science as Inquiry


Reviews 2

School Library Journal Review

Gr 3-6-Two titles that open with a simple explanation of the scientific method and safety warnings. The sequential activities begin with basic concepts-electricity flows, forces push and pull-and build knowledge as they progress. Experiments in Electricity include building simple switches and circuits. Electrical symbols are illustrated. Forces asks what force is being applied to move various toys. Newtons are explained and experiments with friction, the forces of gravity, and air are included. The format is clear, photos are bright, all materials for each experiment are listed, and good directions and thought-provoking questions are asked. Boxed sections reinforce and expand the basic experiments. Unfortunately, while the content is most appropriate for the upper end of the suggested range, the format and the age of the children in the photos give the books a younger look. Two titles that may have trouble finding an audience.-Kathryn Kosiorek, Cuyahoga County Public Library, Brooklyn, OH (c) Copyright 2010. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.


School Library Journal Review

Gr 3-6-Two titles that open with a simple explanation of the scientific method and safety warnings. The sequential activities begin with basic concepts-electricity flows, forces push and pull-and build knowledge as they progress. Experiments in Electricity include building simple switches and circuits. Electrical symbols are illustrated. Forces asks what force is being applied to move various toys. Newtons are explained and experiments with friction, the forces of gravity, and air are included. The format is clear, photos are bright, all materials for each experiment are listed, and good directions and thought-provoking questions are asked. Boxed sections reinforce and expand the basic experiments. Unfortunately, while the content is most appropriate for the upper end of the suggested range, the format and the age of the children in the photos give the books a younger look. Two titles that may have trouble finding an audience.-Kathryn Kosiorek, Cuyahoga County Public Library, Brooklyn, OH (c) Copyright 2010. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.


Table of Contents

Our Electric Worldp. 4
See the Static!p. 6
Electricity Flowsp. 8
Breaking the Circuitp. 10
Bright Lights?p. 12
In a Spinp. 14
Electric Conductors?p. 16
Resist the Flowp. 18
Connect It Upp. 20
A Closer Lookp. 22
Alarm Bellsp. 24
Make a Magnetp. 26
All Together Nowp. 28
Glossaryp. 30
Indexp. 32

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