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Electromagnetism, and How It Works
  • Trim Size: 6-1/2 x 9-1/4
  • ISBN-10: 0791090523
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-7910-9052-7
  • Status: In Stock
  • List Price: $30.00
  • Imprint: Chelsea House
  • Published: 10/01/2007
  • Dewey Number: 537
  • Reading Level: Grades 5-8
  • Pages: 72

Summary

The electromagnetic force is one of the primary forces of nature. From the early discoveries of natural lodestones to the use of superconducting materials in modern medical devices such as MRIs, people have been fascinated by magnets and their unique properties. Electromagnetism, and How It Works examines the technological evolution of electromagnetism from its humble beginnings as a series of discoveries to a fundamental force that powers our modern world. This accessible, full-color book will help students understand how this force is connected to almost everything we see and do.

Specifications

Full-color photographs and illustrations. Glossary. Further reading and Web sites. Index.

About the Author(s)

Stephen M. Tomecek is a scientist and the author of more than 30 nonfiction books for both children and teachers. He works as a consultant and writer for the National Geographic Society, Scholastic, and Discovery Communications. Tomecek was the writer and host of the Emmy Award-winning television series Dr. Dad’s Phantastic Physical Phenomena.

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