Posts by Nationwide Electric

Light Up Circuit Valentines

It’s time to make hearts with their very own LED and battery for the light of your life.    Here’s what you need to buy: Cardstock 1/4″ Copper Tape  CR…

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Thomas Edison: A Short Biography

The Basics: Born: February 11, 1847 Lived in: Ohio and New Jersey Discovered: The “Edison effect,” or electric waves in space. This discovery allowed for the invention of radios, televisions,…

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Benjamin Franklin: A Short Biography

The Basics: Born: January 17, 1706 Lived in: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Discovered: Positive and negative electrical charges and that lightning is a form of electricity (the famous “kite and key” experiment)….

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James Watt: A Short Biography

The Basics:  Born: January 19, 1736 Lived in: Glasgow, Scotland, and Birmingham, England Invented: An improved steam engine, which was a big part of the Industrial Revolution and made him…

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