A Question of Science: Where does lightning come from? And other questions about electricity

A fun, quirky science series that tackles the questions other books are afraid to ask!

Where does lightning come from? Are electric eels really electric? And just why are electrical wires covered in plastic? A Question of Science: Electricity answers all these questions and much more. Les mer
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A fun, quirky science series that tackles the questions other books are afraid to ask!

Where does lightning come from? Are electric eels really electric? And just why are electrical wires covered in plastic? A Question of Science: Electricity answers all these questions and much more.

With an engaging question and answer format, these books draw kids into science in a fun way. Each book features one question per spread with a clear explanation to follow, diagrams and fun and humorous illustrations. The quirky questions are designed to range from those that children will often ask to things they may never have thought of, but will still be keen to know the answer to.

Perfect reading for curious young scientists aged 8 and up.

Other books in the series include:
Why don't your eyeballs fall out? And other questions about the human body
Why doesn't the Moon fall down? And other questions about forces
How can a plant eat a fly? And other questions about plants
Why does a mirror show things back to front? And other questions about light
Why can't penguins fly? And other questions about animals
Why is ice slippery? And other questions about materials
Can you hear sounds in space? And other questions about sound

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Innholdsfortegnelse

1: What is electricity?
2: Where does electricity come from?
3: How does electricity make light?
4: Why doesn't electricity leak out of sockets?
5: How can wind and sunshine make electricity?
6: Why do shopping trolleys zap you?
7: Did people have electricity in ancient times?
8: What's it like to be struck by lightning?
9: Why are electric wires covered in plastic?
10: How fast can an electric car go?
11: Are electric eels really electric ?
12: Why are electric guitars louder?
13: Quick-fire questions
14: Glossary/further information
15: Index

Om forfatteren

Anna Claybourne has written over 150 children's books on all kinds of subjects, from sharks, black holes and splitting the atom to how to draw, Shakespeare's life, and Greek myths and legends. She knows a lot about conservation in the rain forests of Costa Rica as she once volunteered there for three months. She likes space, sewing and music, plays the trombone and loves going camping.