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A caller on an automotive-themed radio program asked for help with a problem. It seems that when it rained her windshield wipers sometimes turned themselves on. How is this possible? This resource provides an explanation by exploring electrical currents. This resource is from PUMAS - Practical Uses of Math and Science - a collection of brief examples created by scientists and engineers showing how math and science topics taught in K-12 classes have real world applications.

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    Motor,Physical sciences:Electricity and magnetism,Wire,Middle School,NSDL,Chemistry,Conduction,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-115,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Battery,Water,Ion,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20140407123516876T,Earth Science,Physics,Geoscience,Conductivity

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