Electricity Summary

Everything you need to understand or teach Electricity.

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  • 5 Encyclopedia Articles
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Encyclopedia Articles (5)

940 words, approx. 4 pages
Electricity The word electricity comes from the Greek word, electron, meaning amber. Amber is a translucent, yellowish mineral made of fossilized resin. When rubbed with a cloth, amber becomes charged... Read more
939 words, approx. 4 pages
Electricity The word electricity comes from the Greek word, electron, meaning amber. Amber is a translucent, yellowish mineral made of fossilized resin. When rubbed with a cloth, amber becomes charged... Read more
2,987 words, approx. 10 pages
Multiple exposure photography is used to illustrate the movement of a pole vaulter. (Corbis-Bettmann) Electricity Electrical and electronic devices and machines have become an integral part of ... Read more
3,003 words, approx. 11 pages
Electricity, History Of Electrical effects were known to the ancients through the attraction that amber, when rubbed, had for lightweight objects. They were also aware of the seemingly unrelated ph... Read more
2,217 words, approx. 8 pages
Sparks and Lightning: Electrical Theories from the "Electrician" Dufay to the Scientist Coulomb Overview To relate the history of electricity and magnetism during the eighteenth century ... Read more
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