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What are insulators and conductors? by Jessica Pegis

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Published by Crabtree Pub. in New York .
Written in English


  • Materials,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Electric conductors,
  • Electric insulators and insulation,
  • Electric properties

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementJessica Pegis
SeriesUnderstanding electricity
LC ClassificationsTK3301 .P44 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25282648M
ISBN 109780778720782, 9780778720836, 9781427179388, 9781427180537
LC Control Number2012008266

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