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Multcolib Homework Center Picks: Energy and Natural Resources

Brilliant!
Brilliant! Shining A Light on Sustainable Energy By Mulder, Michelle (Book - 2013 ) j 333.794 M954b 2013 Available in some locations

Annotation:Kids in Mexico help light up their houses by playing soccer, and in the Philippines, pop bottle skylights are improving the quality of life for thousands of families. Brilliant! is about what happens when you harness the power of imagination and innovation: the world changes for the better.

Energy in Crisis
Energy in Crisis By Chambers, Catherine (Book - 2010 ) j 333.79 C4443e 2010 Available in some locations

Annotation:This book uses case studies to explore the causes and effects of human energy consumption and the ways in which people can reduce their impact on the environment by reducing their own energy consumption and using alternative renewable energy sources, such as solar power.

Energy Island
Energy Island How One Community Harnessed the Wind and Changed Their World By Drummond, Allan (Book - 2011 ) j 333.92 D7952e 2011 Beginning Facts Available in some locations

Annotation:It's windy on the Danish island of Samsø. Meet the environmentally friendly folks who, in a few short years, worked together for energy independence, and who now proudly call their home Energy Island.

Catch the Wind, Harness the Sun
Catch the Wind, Harness the Sun 22 Super-charged Science Projects for Kids By Caduto, Michael J. (Book - 2011 ) j 333.794 C126c 2011 Available in some locations

Annotation:You can make a big difference and fight global climate change by exploring useful ways to put nature's forces to work. Create a personal solar power source, build a small windmill and a solar cooker, and set up a pedal power station.

Alternative Energy
Alternative Energy (Book - 2010 ) y 333.794 A4666b 2010 Available in some locations

Annotation:Fifteen essays examine alternative energy sources from varying perspectives.

Solar Cell and Renewable Energy Experiments
Solar Cell and Renewable Energy Experiments By Sobey, Edwin J. C. (Book - 2011 ) j 621.042078 S6774s 2011 Available in some locations

Annotation:Provides an introduction to renewable energy and the scientific method, and features instructions for over thirty experiments on electricity, solar power, wind power, and hydropower.

Oil and Energy Alternatives
Oil and Energy Alternatives By Sherman, Jill (eBook - 2009 ) OverDrive downloadable ebook Check availability»

Annotation:Examines the critical debate surrounding the use of oil and other forms of fuel, as well as the policies affecting energy consumption.

Biomass Power
Biomass Power By Morris, Neil (Book - 2010 ) j 333.9539 M8772b 2010 All copies in use Availability details

Annotation:Defines biomass power, explains how it is made and used, and discusses benefits and potential problems of the energy source.

Nuclear Power
Nuclear Power (Book - 2012 ) 333.7924 N9642o 2012 Available in some locations

Annotation:A balanced argument, presenting both sides of the debates around nuclear energy, including economic aspects and safety risks.

Nuclear Power
Nuclear Power By Morris, Neil (Book - 2010 ) j 333.7924 M8772n 2010 Available in some locations

Annotation:This book explains the technology and investigates the impact of nuclear power, as well as assessing the part it might play in providing energy in the future.

Water Power
Water Power By Morris, Neil (Book - 2010 ) j 333.914 M8772w 2010 Available in some locations

Annotation:Discusses ways we can get power from water by damming rivers or harnessing tides and ocean waves, and how water power may be used in the future.

Fossil Fuels
Fossil Fuels By Morris, Neil (Book - 2010 ) j 333.82 M8772f 2010 Available in some locations

Annotation:This book explains the technology and investigates the impact of fossil fuels, as well as assessing the part they may play in providing energy in the future.

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Books for youth about energy and natural resources.


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