Based on the best-selling childrens book, The Dangerous Book for Boys, this kit presents electronics information every kid should know through fun, engaging, and impressive experiments and activities. Learn about electric current and electrons. Conduct hair-raising experiments with static electricity. Read a brief history of the research and discoveries associated with electricity and electronics. Investigate materials to see if they are conductors or insulators. Assemble series circuits and parallel circuits. Discover the relationships between voltage, current, and power. Experiment with resistors, capacitors, diodes, and LEDs. Investigate logical circuits and transistors. Build an electromagnet, an electric motor, a voltaic pile, a joy buzzer, and a vibrating bug. Learn about how some common electronic devices work, such as cell phones, computers, satellites, and televisions. Parents and grandparents will appreciate this nostalgic kit, updated for todays kids. With more than 30 hands-on experiments and projects, The Dangerous Book for Boys Essential Electronics offers a great opportunity for parent-child bonding. The full-color, 32-page manual guides your experiments. For ages 8 and up..