Switch On, Switch Off

Paperback | September 4, 2001

byMelvin BergerIllustratorCarolyn Croll

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The switch goes up -- the light goes on,
The switch goes down -- the light goes off.

It seems like magic! It's not -- it's electricity. But how does a light actually work? In this clear and simple book learn all about electricity, how it's produced, and how it can be used. At the end you'll learn how to conduct fun experiments that will let you generate electricity yourself!

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The "magic" of a light switch is made accessible to everyone with this crystal-clear introduction to electricity, from the generator to the individual light bulb. The book includes and experiment in which electricity can be made using just a magnet, a compass, and a piece of wire.

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The switch goes up -- the light goes on,The switch goes down -- the light goes off.It seems like magic! It's not -- it's electricity. But how does a light actually work? In this clear and simple book learn all about electricity, how it's produced, and how it can be used. At the end you'll learn how to conduct fun experiments that will ...

Melvin Berger is the author of many classic LRFOs, including Germs Make Me Sick!, Oil Spills! and Why I Cough, Sneeze, Shiver, Hiccup, and Yawn, as well as other nonfiction on the Harper backlist. He lives in East Hampton, NY.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.13 inPublished:September 4, 2001Publisher:HarperCollins

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:006445097X

ISBN - 13:9780064450973

Appropriate for ages: 4 - 8

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The "magic" of a light switch is made accessible to everyone with this crystal-clear introduction to electricity, from the generator to the individual light bulb. The book includes and experiment in which electricity can be made using just a magnet, a compass, and a piece of wire.