Search our catalog for the subject words electricity or magnetism with juvenile (enter both words with a space between them).
Don’t forget to ask the librarian if there are books set aside on school reserve for this topic!
- Electricity and Magnetism!
- Basic concepts involved with electricity and magnetism, including static charge, moving charge, voltage, resistance, and current, from the Internet Plasma Physics Education Experience.
- Electrified Ben
- Benjamin Franklin’s experiment with lightning, links to projects and activities, and information about Thomas Edison and Michael Faraday from the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia.
- Theater of Electricity
- From the Museum of Science in Boston, this site has wonderful sections on the history, construction, and operation of the museum’s Van de Graaff generator, a page on Benjamin Franklin’s kite experiment, and information about lightning, including a lightning safety quiz.
- What is Static Electricity?
- Experiments and explanations with excellent illustrations.