9781934670354

ENERGY 25 Projects Investigate Why We Need Power & How We Get It

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  • ISBN13:

    9781934670354

  • ISBN10:

    1934670359

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 4/1/2009
  • Publisher: Nomad Press
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Summary

Giving kids a hands-on opportunity to see energy in action, these 25 projects are an exciting introduction to the ways this hot topic affects both world politics and everyday lives. Packed with information about what energy really is, where it comes from, and its alternative sources, the projects range from a steam-powered boat and a solar-powered water heater to an electric burglar alarm and a geothermal geyser. The tough topics of energy shortages are covered with enthusiasm in a lively discussion so kids can make educated, positive changes for their future.

Author Biography

Kathleen M. Reilly is a frequent contributor to Family Circle, National Geographic Kids, and Parents and the author of The Human Body: 25 Projects Illuminated How the Body Works and Planet Earth: 25 Environmental Projects You Can Build. She lives in Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina.

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