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The Shocking Truth about Energy (edition 2011)
by Loreen Leedy
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0823422208, Library Binding)This high-voltage introduction to energy combines physical science and environmental science with fun. Comical characters explain the basics, including the many forms energy can take. Readers can learn how energy changes from one from to another so that the Sun's energy can end up in a lunch box and eventually in people's muscles. Easy-to-follow diagrams show different ways energy can be harnessed. For a green look at the topic, the pros and cons of each form of energy are outline, and tips on how to use energy sensibly are included.
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Introduces energy, the forms it can take and how it can be used. Looks at fossil fuels, nuclear power, solar power, wind power, water power, geothermal power, and plant power. Discusses ways of conserving energy. Suggested level: primary.
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