Electrical Wizard

Electrical Wizard

How Nikola Tesla Lit up the World

Book - 2015
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An introduction to the life and contributions of Nikola Tesla covers his innovations in the field of alternating current and his role in the development of such inventions as remote controls, fluorescent lights, and cell phones.
Publisher: Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, 2015
Characteristics: 47 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780763679781
Call Number: J B TESLA N RUSCH


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Nov 28, 2018

A lot of complex ideas described concisely. Definitely makes me want to learn more about Tesla and about electricity!

May 27, 2017

Electrical Wizard tells of the discoveries and story of Nicola Tesla. He was intrigued by electrical energy from the time he was very small, and would create different experiments even as a child in effort to produce electricity. It helped the kids and I to understand how electricity works, all the while learning about this famous discoverer and inventor. Along the way, we also learn bits about his rival, Thomas Edison. The end of the book offers more detailed explanations of both AC and DC electricity, magnetism and more for those who wish to dive deeper… my kids did.

LMcShaneCLE Aug 26, 2014

Great text to encourage students exploration of electrical currents.


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