Electronics For Kids

Electronics For Kids

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Why do the lights in a house turn on when you flip a switch? How does a remote-controlled car move? And what makes lights on TVs and microwaves blink? The technology around you may seem like magic, but most of it wouldn t run without electricity. Electronics for Kids demystifies electricity with a collection of awesome hands-on projects. In Part 1, you ll learn how current, voltage, and circuits work by making a battery out of a lemon, turning a metal bolt into an electromagnet, and transforming a paper cup and some magnets into a spinning motor. In Part 2, you ll make even more cool stuff as you: Solder a blinking LED circuit with resistors, capacitors, and relays Turn a circuit into a touch sensor using your finger as a resistor Build an alarm clock triggered by the sunrise Create a musical instrument that makes sci-fi soundsThen, in Part 3, you ll learn about digital electronics things like logic gates and memory circuits as you make a secret code checker and an electronic coin
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Product details

  • 9-12
  • Paperback | 328 pages
  • 178 x 234 x 25.4mm | 725.75g
  • San Francisco, United States
  • English
  • w. numerous col. figs.
  • 1593277253
  • 9781593277253
  • 91,059

Table of contents

PART 1: Playing with Electricity
Chapter 1: What Is Electricity?
Chapter 2: Making Things Move with Electricity and Magnets
Chapter 3: How to Generate Electricity
PART 2: Building Circuits
Chapter 4: Creating Light with LEDs
Chapter 5: Blinking a Light for the First Time
Chapter 6: Let's Solder!
Chapter 7: Controlling Things with Circuits
Chapter 8: Building a Musical Instrument
PART 3: Digital Electronics
Chapter 9: How Circuits Understand Ones and Zeros
Chapter 10: Circuits That Make Choices
Chapter 11: Circuits That Remember Information
Chapter 12: Let's Make a Game!
Appendix: Handy Resources
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About Oyvind Nydal Dahl

Oyvind Dahl built his first circuit at age 14 and has been passionate about electronics ever since. Dahl has a Masters degree in Electronics from the University of Oslo, writes technical guides for Tek.no, and travels the world while teaching workshops in electronics. He also writes popular, beginner-friendly tutorials at www.build-electronic-circuits.com."
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