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Science Teaching Tips:  Electrifying Ideas (Podcast)
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The ancient Greeks knew about magnets, and they knew about electricity, too. But it wasnt until the nineteenth century that a connection between the two was discovered. Staff physicist Paul Doherty tells the story of how a professor made the connectionwhich led to modern motors.

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Date: November 25, 2009
Format: Interview
Category: Everyday Science
Subject(s): Physics

Keywords: greeks, magnets, electricity, motors

Links: Paul Dohertys Web site

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Iron Science Teacher:  Iron (Webcast)
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In this zany competition teachers have ten minutes to create a science activity from a special secret ingredient. This week: iron!

Project: Iron Science Teacher | Browse All

Date: June 30, 2006
Format: Demonstration / Activity
Category: Everyday Science
Subject(s): Physics

Keywords: teachers, experiments, demos, iron, magnets, iron filings, iron in cereal, steel wool, making swords, heating metal, contest

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