Investigating Electromagnetism

Investigating Electromagnetism

Elizabeth R.C. Cregan

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9780743905756

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Electromagnetism is the combined power of electricity and magnetism. Almost everything we do—from watching television to using a computer—is affected by electromagnets. In the 1830s, scientist Michael Faraday proved that electricity and magnetism are different ways to observe a unified force that he called electromagnetism.

Reading Level
Lexile
770L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
S
ATOS
5.6
DRA
40
Categories
Genre
History People & Places Science & Technology
Interest Age
Ages 9-12
Grade
4th Grade 5th Grade
Subject
Science
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction
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