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Miller Elementary School: Mrs. Williams Electricity and Magnetism
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Search for electricty and magnetism in the online catalog.
Explain that Stuff
What kinds of electricity are there? How does an electrical circuit work? Includes how electricity is measured and the history of electricity
Electricity at a Glance
This website provides state profiles and statistics
US Energy Information Administration
US Department of Energy discusses energy
How Electromagnetics Work
Why are electromagnets important? How does it work?
Lightening The Shocking Story
National Geographic explores the science of lightning.
Background Information for Magnets
Questions about magnetism answered. Great drawings and short explanations make this website easy to use and to learn about magnets.
Just What is Magnetism
Find out the answer to this question at this site. Includes drawings to help explain how magnets work.
Explain that Stuff
Fantastic descriptions of how magnets work, the magnetic field, and the Earth as a giant magnet.
Basics of Magnetism
This website provides images of attraction and repulsion and explains how magnetism works.