Getting Started with Electronics

Getting Started with Electronics : Build Electronic Circuits!

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Fun and engaging electronics projects just for kids!
Do you have a cunning kid who's curious about what goes on inside computers, phones, TVs, and other electronic devices? You may just have a budding Edison on your hands-and what better way to encourage their fascination with electronics than a book filled with projects they can complete on their own? In Getting Started with Electronics, your child will follow simple steps to safely create cool electronics projects using basic materials that can easily be found at online retailers or hobby shops.

Just imagine your child's delight as they use clips, switches, resistors, capacitors, and more to create circuits that control light and sound! From building a nifty LED flashlight to tuning in to a local radio station using a homemade tuner-and more-your little electronic wiz's world is about to get a whole lot brighter!

Features vivid designs and a short page count
Focuses on your child experiencing a sense of accomplishment
Projects introduce core concepts while keeping tasks simple
Teaches electronics in a safe environment

Built for the youngest of learners from the makers of the trusted For Dummies brand, you can feel good about giving your child a book that will spark their creativity.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 142 x 216 x 7mm | 210g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 1119313805
  • 9781119313809
  • 440,302

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An electronics book for kids!

Are you curious about what goes on inside your computer, phone, TV, or other electronic devices? Build the projects in this book to get a taste of the world of electronics. Follow simple steps to put together circuits that control lights and sound! Pocket Flashlight--build an LED flashlight and make a cover for it Sound Effects--create a circuit that makes different noises Radio--listen to a local radio station using a homemade tuner

Technology Requirements: The projects require materials found at hardware stores or hobby shops. These materials include a 9-volt battery, wire, alligator clips, switches, resistors, capacitors, transistors, diodes, and an integrated circuit. A complete materials list is available at (see the inside front cover for a link to the details).
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About Cathleen Shamieh

Cathleen Shamieh is an electrical engineer and a writer with extensive engineering and consulting experience in the fields of medical electronics, speech processing, and telecommunications.
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