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Summary: Learn all about electricity and magnetism. Learn about magnetic fields; how the electricity in your home works; how switches control the electricity to the lights in your home; and how series and parallel circuits affect electricity.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Elenco 2011

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1 available in STEM Kits, Call number: J STEM KIT 172

Summary: Our classroom-safe lab makes electricity concepts easy to grasp—with hands-on experiments and ready-to-use tools! The 29 pieces come with 7 cards featuring step-by-step experiments, from testing for conductors to creating a simple switched circuit. Plus, the back of each card has background information on the scientific concept covered by the experiment—so children learn important facts as they...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Lakeshore 2013

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1 available in STEM Kits, Call number: J STEM KIT 196

Summary: With Circuit Maze, your goal is to create a real electrical circuit that lights up designated beacons. The 60 challenges are tricky and clever, providing hours of electrifying fun. Plus, when playing Circuit Maze, you will discover how circuits actually work.

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Publisher / Publication Date: ThinkFun 2015

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1 available in STEM Kits, Call number: J STEM KIT 204

Summary: This program explores the basic principles behind the operation of AC and DC motors. An explanation is given about how one or more fixed magnets, either permanent or electromagnetic, can cause linear movement or rotation of a current-carrying wire. A hand rule is developed to predict motor force. Motor torque is explained as a prelude to the practical design of a direct current motor. Specific...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

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Summary: Showing how interactions between magnetic fields lead to the production of motion, this program introduces viewers to the inner workings of DC motors. Topics include the work of Hans Christian Oersted, the creation of the first electric motor by Michael Faraday, and the rules for predicting field direction and forces on current carriers. The construction of a simple DC electric motor is shown...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: This program defines electric power and explores in general terms a variety of means by which it is produced, transmitted, and consumed. Efficiencies and inefficiencies relating to energy conservation are discussed in relation to power production, transmission, and consumption, with a particular focus on the efficiencies and inefficiencies associated with the conversion of electricity to light....

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

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Summary: Fixed resistors, variable resistors, ballast resistors, batteries, and various types of switches are explained in this program. Computer animation, component cutaways, and lab experiments are used to demonstrate how these basic components function. This is an informative video that will strengthen your curriculum. It is ideal for classes in electricity-electronics, technology, auto mechanics,...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: Transformers, relays, and motors are detailed in this training video. Computer animation, component cutaways, and lab experiments are used to demonstrate how basic components are constructed and operate. This is an essential training program for all students of electricity-electronics, technology courses, auto mechanics, and many other subject areas that involve electricity and electronics.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: Viewers learn "tricks of the trade" for finding and correcting electronic faults. Clear and precise examples show how to evaluate permanent, intermittent, parameter, and logic faults. Reseating circuit boards, power supply testing, transistor testing, and IC diagnosis tips are also shown.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: Modern Marvels celebrates the remarkable story of the evolution of the television. What once seemed like an unimaginable miracle is now part of everyday life, entertaining and educating.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2011

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Summary: This live-action video introduces the basics of electricity. Computer animation adds interest and excitement as the video comes to life in its coverage of atoms, conductors, insulators, free electrons, voltage, current, resistance, magnetism, attraction-repulsion, electromagnets, a simple circuit, and other electrical principles. Ideal for courses in electricity, physics, science, automotive,...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: Those who work with electricity encounter many hazards, including electric shock and electrical fires. This video details safety procedures for these hazards as well as protection of electrical instruments and solid-state devices. An excellent overview for those who work with electricity and as a general safety video for everyone.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: This animated video continues the study of electronic components by demonstrating the construction and operation of thyristors, Hall-effect chips, piezo crystals, light emitting diodes, photoresistors, solar cells, fiber optics, photodiodes, phototransistors, liquid crystal displays, etc.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: Industrial electricians must be focused, have good manual dexterity, and be able to solve problems creatively. This program describes the tasks of industrial electricians, including laying electrical lines and testing electronic equipment for the automotive, aerospace, medical, and communications sectors. The video also explains the apprenticeship system and spotlights women in the business.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: This program presents both the theory of electric circuits and basic practical methods of managing circuits safely. The benefits and dangers of ground circuits are investigated, together with safety devices such as fuses and ground fault interrupters. The concept of electric resistance is introduced. Specific modules include Completing a Circuit, Fuses, Circuit Breakers, Ground Circuits, Ground...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

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Summary: Using engaging animation sequences to demonstrate core concepts, this program looks at the origins and development of our knowledge of direct current electricity. The video begins with the first uses of static electricity by the Greeks, then guides viewers through discoveries made by William Gilbert, Luigi Galvani, Alessandro Volta, and others during subsequent centuries. Students will gain an...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: This Science Screen Report examines the production, transportation, and consumption of electricity. Using the Hoover Dam as an example of efficient hydroelectric power generation, the program illustrates how transformers raise or lower voltage to manageable levels and how electricity is specifically channeled to illuminate buildings, power devices, and propel vehicles. Vital electrical concepts...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: This program traces the relationship between magnetism and electricity from the first accidental discovery of induced current. The concepts of electric and magnetic fields are introduced and their representation explored. The features of coils and solenoids are examined to develop the construction of practical electromechanical devices such as solenoid switches and electromagnets. Hand rules...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

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Summary: This program looks at physics principles behind AC and DC generators. The relationship between a changing magnetic field and the induction of electric current is examined. A hand rule is introduced to predict the generator effect in a linear length of conductor exposed to a changing magnetic field. The behavior of a rotating coil in a magnetic field leads to the practical construction of an AC...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

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Summary: This program investigates the application and limitations of Ohm's Law. Series circuits and parallel circuits are described. Using equivalent resistance, practical exercises are developed in the application of Ohm's Law to series circuits, parallel circuits, and circuits of greater complexity. Specific modules include Ohm's Law, Series Circuits, Series Calculations, Parallel Circuits, Parallel...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

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Summary: This program explores how electric energy became an essential tool with the advent of electricity storage, allowing the flow of current to do useful work. Conductors and insulators, voltage, and current are defined and examined, using a water flow model to help ensure understanding. The difference between electron flow and current flow models is explained, and the nature of direct and...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

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Summary: This animated video continues the study of electronics by expanding upon transistors, diodes, and other components. Transistor testing procedures show the methods used to check the operation of certain transistors along with more detailed information on the operation and applications of FETs, MOSCFETs, SCRs, and unijunction transistors.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: This video uses 3-D animation and live action to make basic electrical circuits come to life. The properties of series, parallel, and series-parallel circuits are easy to grasp when you can see the electrons flow through each circuit leg in each circuit type. Ohm's Law is illustrated with animated pie charts and basic calculations that isolate each section of the circuit. A must for...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: Students learn to use a systematic approach to locate electrical problems: know the circuit, isolate the problem, test components, fix the problem, and retest the circuit. Viewers also learn about common problems found in resistors, capacitors, relays, circuit breakers, motors, and other components.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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