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Spilsbury, Richard , Spilsbury, Louise

What Is Electricity and Magnetism?: Exploring Science with Hands-On Activities

(4) 4-6 In Touch with Basic Science series. These activities are classic make-and-observe demonstrations (lemon batteries, baking soda volcanoes), accompanied by brief (sometimes woefully so) facts about each. Colorful photographs of children busily engaged in the experiments help illustrate the steps, and diagrams help explain some concepts. Reading list, websites. Glos., ind. Review covers these In Touch with Basic Science titles: What Are Forces and Motion?, What Are Solids, Liquids, and Gases?, What Is Electricity and Magnetism?, What Is Energy?, What Is Light?, and What Is Sound?.

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