The Story of Electricity by
Publication Date: 2012-02-15
(SLE 2,3,4) Author explains how to perform many of the experiments that led to major discoveries in electricity and magnetism. Directed primarily towards children in grades 4 to 6, the text enables students to retrace the footsteps of such outstanding scientists as William Gilbert, Benjamin Franklin, Luigi Galvani, Alessandro Volta, Michael Faraday, and Thomas Edison. With only a few inexpensive and readily available materials, plus clearly illustrated, easy-to-follow instructions, youngsters can safely carry out 20 famous experiments that provided a foundation for developments today.