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Electricity & Magnetism: How Resistance Produces Heat

(ADULT SUPERVISION REQUIRED) This experiment will allow you to see how heat is produced by the resistance in an electrical conduit.  MATERIALS: Insulated wire with alligator clips 9-Volt Battery Nichrome Wire Candle Piece of Wood (150mm x 50mm x 20mm) … Continue reading

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Volts and Amps: Understanding Current Flow

Volts and Amps: Understanding Current Flow  (Adult Supervision Advised) Materials Needed: Insulated Wire with Alligator Clips 1.5 Volt Battery Light Bulb with Holder Milliammeter Voltmeter Wire Cutters Switch  Follow these steps: Using about 300mm in length of the wires with … Continue reading

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Make Your Own Telegraph

(Adult Supervision is Advised) MATERIALS: 9-Volt Battery Copper Wire  Nail Pieces of Wood Thin copper plate Copper Screws   In 1847, Samuel Morse received the patent for his invention of the telegraph. Many years before cell phones, the only method … Continue reading

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