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The story behind electricity

by Price, Sean.

Format: Print Book 2009
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
Available (1)
Location Collection Call #
Penn Hills Library Juvenile Oversize j q 621.3 PRI
Location  Penn Hills Library
 
Collection  Juvenile Oversize
 
Call Number  j q 621.3 PRI
 
 
Summary
How does a lightning rod work? What animals use electricity? Why did Thomas Edison have to build a power station? To uncover the hidden facts behind everyday things, explore the secrets of True Stories. True Stories reveals the surprising truth about a range of subjects. Discover everything you could wish to know, and some things you'll wish you didn't, about a huge range of topics!
Contents
The magic in your hands
Small beginnings
Getting in the flow of electricity
Circuits
A short history of electricity
An electric world
The body electric
Saving energy
An electric future.

Additional Information
Series True stories (Heinemann Library (Firm))
Subjects Electrical engineering -- Juvenile literature.
Electricity -- Juvenile literature.
Publisher Chicago, Ill. :Heinemann Library,2009
Language English
Description 32 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 26 cm.
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references (page 31) and index.
ISBN 9781432923396 (hc)
1432923390 (hc)
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