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Electricity / written by Steve Parker.

Authors: Parker, Steve, 1952-
Call number: j537 PAR 2013
Publisher: New York : DK Pub., 2013.
Publication date: 2013.
Subject: Electricity -- Juvenile literature.
Electric power -- Juvenile literature.
Series title: DK eyewitness books.
Title: Electricity / written by Steve Parker.
Additional title: Eyewitness electricity
Edition: Revised ed., American ed..
Physical description: 72 p. : ill. (chiefly color) ; 29 cm. + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.) + fold-out wall chart.
Contents note: A mysterious force -- Ideas about electricity -- The quest for knowledge -- Collecting electric charge -- Using charges -- A flow of charge -- Electricity from chemicals -- Circuits and conductors -- Resisting electricity -- Measuring and quantifying -- Magnetism from electricity -- Electromagnets -- Electromagnets at work -- Discoveries using electricity -- Electricity from magnetism -- Magneto-electric machines -- Making things move -- Manipulating electricity -- Early electricity supplies -- The power plant -- Electricity in the home -- Electrical appliances -- Electricity and medicine -- Heat, pressure, and light -- Investigating cathode rays -- Communicating with electricity -- Talking with electricity -- Communicating without wires -- Television -- Did you know? -- Life without electricity.
Notes: Includes index.
Accompanying CD-ROM contains clip art.
Summary note: Discusses the properties of electricity and describes how it is made and used.
ISBN: 9781465408990
1465408991
9781465409003 (lib. bdg.)
1465409009 (lib. bdg.)
Url for this record: http://sherloc.imcpl.org/?itemid=|library/marc/dynix|1446624
Bib No.: 1446624

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