Pioneers of Electricity
Many scientists over the years have added to our understanding of electricity. As far back as ancient Greece when Thales recorded the effects of static electricity. Readers are provided accounts of the most important contributions to the study of electricity through accessible text. Ben Franklin's kite, Thomas Edison's light bulb, and Alessandro Volta's battery are just a few of the featured experiments. Readers will not only learn about these inventive people but also what they taught us about the fascinating properties of electricity.