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Franklin’s Kite and Other Electrifying Myths

Lecture no. 2 from the course: Understanding the Misconceptions of Science

Franklin’s Kite and Other Electrifying Myths

Taught by Professor Don Lincoln | 27 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course

It turns out the usual story of Benjamin Franklin’s discovery of electricity using just a kite and a key isn’t exactly true. Get the real story behind this and other misunderstandings about electricity and reframe the way you think about how electricity works—in nature, in batteries, and throughout your home.

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m********m
July 14, 2019

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b********m
June 27, 2019
Good straightforward explanations

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b********m
June 27, 2019
The explanation of electricity through a copper wire was so confusing i didnt even get what the misconception was

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