Websites For Learning All About Electricity and Magnets
and Magnetism - An excerpt of a set of online course notes focusing
on electricity and magnetism.
- How a Compass Works
- Explanation of how compasses work and how to make your own, from How
a metal detector works
- How an Electromagnet
Works - Explanation of principles and experiments, from How Stuff
- How Solar Cells
Work - Principles of operation of silicon photovoltaic cells.
- Theater of Electricity- Explore
the history of static electricity and the machines which have used it
to make big sparks and create strong electric fields. Van de Graaff generators
and Tesla coils are two examples of what is discussed. Many pictures and
teaching materials are available.