Reading About Science Book 3: Heat, Electricity, and Electromagnetism
The chapters in the book Reading About Science Book 3: Heat, Electricity, and Electromagnetism from Heinemann each deal independently with a specific aspect of the topics covered and is compete in itself, allowing the chapters to be read in any sequence. Each of the 20 chapters begins with information about an aspect of the topic and ends with questions to help the understanding and application of what has been read and, in some cases, activities designed to use the ideas presented.
1. Conductors and insulators
2. Why insulate a house?
3. The infra-red
5. The van der Graaff generator
6. What's in a battery?
7. Wiring a house
8. Insulators of electricity
10. When is electricity dangerous?
11. The Electricity Boards
12. Heat from electricity
13. How much will it cost to run?
14. The electric car
15. The electromagnetic relay
16. A telephone exchange
17. The electric bell
18. Electromagnetism in a motor car
19. Why alternating current?
20. The electromagnetic relay and mathematics
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