From the Series Energy Evolutions
Wind blows across Earth with an enormous force, but how can we harness it to power our lives? Discover the answer to this critical question and find out how sustainability is being achieved through science as the energy industry evolves in its quest to find solutions to our energy crisis. In this inspiring science book readers will find out why we burn fossil fuels, the harm it is causing, and why evolution in the wind power industry could make it a powerful weapon in the fight to create a sustainable future.
|Interest Level||Grade 5 - Grade 9|
|Reading Level||Grade 7|
|Category||5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Traditional Nonfiction, STEM, STEM: Earth Science, STEM: Technology|
|Publisher||Cheriton Children's Books|
|Imprint||Cheriton Children's Books|
|Number of Pages||48|
|BISACS||JNF037020, JNF051130, JNF037080|
|Dimensions||7.25 x 9.25|
|ATOS Reading Level||7.7|
|Features||Author/Illustrator biography, Bibliography/further reading, Glossary, Glossary words bolded within text, Index, Reviewed, Sidebars, Table of contents, Teaching Guides, and eSource|
Author: Robyn Hardyman
Robyn Hardyman has written hundreds of children's information books. Her wealth of information extends to just about every subject—from space and the human body to geography, history, science, and math.
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The energy industry is evolving—and fast. Find out why fossil fuels are being fast-tracked into history and how cleaner, greener, and science-smart energy is helping us build a sustainable future. This exciting and informative science series explores the harm fossil fuels have caused our View available downloads →
“An explanation of how each type of energy is produced is supported by photos of turbines, reactor piles, and other necessary equipment. . . . A recommended purchase to update collections.”