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Further Information

Books, Websites to visit


Electricity. Steve Parker and Laura Buller. DK Publishing, 2005.

Electricity and Magnetism. Gerard Cheshire. Smart Apple Media, 2006.

Electricity and the Lightbulb. James Lincoln Collier. Benchmark Books, 2005.

Shocking World of Electricity with Max Axiom, Super Scientist. Liam O’ Donnell. Capstone Press, 2005.

Websites to visit

Energy Information Administration
This site has a section for kids, which has information on electricity. It also has activity and puzzle pages.

Southern Company
This site gives you the history of electricity, and looks at today's power plants.

Pacific Gas and Electric Company
This site shows simply how electricity occurs, along with other electricity facts.

Science Made Simple
This site explains static electricity in detail.

A guide to electrical circuits.

Additional topics

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