Solar Energy

By Oxlade, Chris

Publishers Summary:
This series takes an in-depth look at energy, exploring what it means to be renewable or "alternative", and looking at what the future of energy might bring.Each book explains the science behind a particular type of energy and discusses how it is used today, exploring benefits and disadvantages. The fact-based, report-style approach makes difficult science topics more accessible. It encourages readers to draw their own conclusions and make informed decisions.

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ISBN
978-1-43291-564-3
Publisher
Heinemann Library


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School Library Journal

Reviewed on November 1, 2008

Gr 3-6 These clear introductions combine straightforward text with well-designed diagrams to help explain topics such as the workings of wind turbines, hydrogen fuel cells, and nuclear power plants. Although some overlap of subject matter ...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on January 1, 2008

This series argues that global environmental change demands the development of alternative forms of energy production, and it presents several options. Accompanied by simple diagrams and photographs, the text...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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