Series Teaches Basic Electricity Principles

Fun with Electronics teaches students ages 8 and older the basic principles of electricity.

The CD–;ROM, packaged with a workbench and toolbox filled with 100 electronic components, provides step–;by–;step instructions to complete 25 projects on–; and off–;screen. A 3D cast of wacky components come to life to explain their functions and roles.

Projects span three levels of difficulty and range from creating engine sounds and burglar alarms to electronic timers and transistor radios. In addition, "behind–;the–;scenes" segments explore how these principles are used in everyday gadgets. Philips Media, Los Angeles, CA, (800) 340–;7888. WM

This article originally appeared in the 02/01/1996 issue of THE Journal.