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The Atoms Family
Various links discuss atoms and matter, electricity and electrical safety.
All About Atoms
Click on electrons.
Electrons and Charges
Provides an overview on electricity, as well as information on Faraday, positive and negative charges, conductors and diagrams.
Flow of Electrons
This video demonstrates how electrons are move through conductors.
Electrical circuits, Conductors and Insulators
MaKey MaKey - An Invention Kit for Everybody
Voltage, Current and Resistance
Holiday Lights - Series or Parallel?
Series and Parallel Circuits
Database Search Terms
Use any of the following terms when searching the databases:
- circuits, electrical
- conductor (electrical - not musical)
- current, electrical
- Michael Faraday
- Joseph Henry
- insulators (electrical, not thermal)
Gale UXL Student Resource Center Jr
Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia
Also includes The New Book of Popular Science.
Marshall Cavendish Science Reference Center
Check the database sources above for biograhical information on Henry and Faraday.