Multcolib Homework Center Picks: Energy and Natural Resources
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.