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Video of the Day – 4/19/13 (World’s First Electric Generator)

Daily Video — “World’s First Electric Generator

Today’s video looks at the physics of creating electricity.  Learn how running a magnet through a cooper pipe will result in changing magnetic fields the in turn can generate electricity and see an example of the original Faraday electromagnet that helped set the bar for modern electric generators.

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Posted by on April 19, 2013 in Daily Video

 

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Photo of the Day – 3/26/13 (Shocking, c. 1939)

Daily Photo — “Shocking, c. 1939”

Use the photos posted in this feature for writing prompts, warm-up activities, drawing templates or as part of a photo analysis

Elmira Humphreys, the “Radio Queen,” wears a costume covered with cardboard lightning bolts. She will wear it on the Radiolympia stage. c. 1939

 
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Posted by on March 26, 2013 in Daily Photo

 

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