Electricity in the Real World

Sarah E. Ward (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624010422

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Description

Electricity is everywhere! This book uses real-world examples to bring the concept of electricity to life in an approachable way. Clearly-written text draws in readers with concrete examples involving familiar, everyday things, such as how electricity is used in the home. The book covers both the history and future of electricity, as well as key figures in its development, such as Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Edison, Michael Faraday, and Nikola Tesla. Major concepts covered include current, circuits, electromagnets, electrical signals in the body, electrons, voltage, batteries, and safety. Full-color photos, a glossary, an index, sidebars, primary source documents, and other creative content enhance the book. It also includes prompts and activities that directly engage students in developing the reading, writing, and critical thinking skills promoted by the Common Core standards. This well-researched title has a credentialed content consultant and aligns with Common Core and state standards. Core Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Reading Level
Lexile
800L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
S
ATOS
5.1
DRA
40
Categories
Genre
History Science & Technology
Interest Age
Ages 6-8 Ages 9-12
Grade
2nd Grade 3rd Grade 4th Grade 5th Grade
Subject
Science Social Studies
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction
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