Moving Up with Science: Electricity reveals how electricity was discovered; what is inside a battery; and how
to make your own series circuit. Explore the many uses of electricity and discover how to make your own buzzing robot.
Find out all about the science in the world around us with Moving Up with Science. Written to support the National Curriculum at Key Stage 2, each title explores key scientific topics through a combination of concise information and fun experiments.
Peter Riley was a science teacher for 25 years, 17 of them as Head of Science. His first book was published in 1981, and he has been a full-time author since 1996, with over 200 books published for children, students and teachers. He is the winner of the prestigious Schoolbook Award for Science in 2000, as well as being shortlisted for the Aventis Science Prize 2004 and nominated for the Educational Resources Award in 2009.
1: How do we use electricity? 2: What is electricity? 3: Cells and batteries 4: A lamp 5: Conductors and insulators 6: Switches 7: A circuit 8: A series circuit 9: Voltage 10: Buzzer and motor 11: Make a lighthouse 12: Make a buzzing robot head 13: Glossary 14: Answers 15: Index