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Multcolib Homework Center Picks: Future Power, Renewable Energy Resources

Clean and Green Energy
Clean and Green Energy By Hord, Colleen (Book - 2011 ) j 333.794 H8114c 2011 Beginning Facts Available in some locations

Annotation:Describes renewable energy sources, such as water power, solar power and wind power.

The Shocking Truth About Energy
The Shocking Truth About Energy By Leedy, Loreen (Book - 2010 ) j 333.79 L484s 2010 Available in some locations

Annotation:Comical characters explain the basics, including the many forms energy can take. Readers can learn how energy changes from one form 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.

Solar Energy
Solar Energy Running on Sunshine By Hansen, Amy (Book - 2010 ) j 621.47 H2493s 2010 Available in some locations

Annotation:Young readers will learn about passive solar power, photoelectric conversion, and how often they encounter solar energy use in their everyday lives, oftentimes, without even knowing it.

Geothermal Energy
Geothermal Energy Hot Stuff! By Hansen, Amy (Book - 2010 ) j 621.44 H2493g 2010 Available in some locations

Annotation:Learn about the sources, harnessing, and workings of geothermal energy, and what the future holds for this reliable renewable energy source.

How Does A Waterfall Become Electricity?
How Does A Waterfall Become Electricity? By Graf, Mike (Book - 2009 ) j 621.312134 G7363h 2009 Available in some locations

Annotation:Explore the cause and effect of waterfalls, and the many ways they can be used to make electricity.

Wind Energy
Wind Energy Blown Away! By Hansen, Amy (Book - 2010 ) j 621.312136 H2493w 2010 Available in some locations

Annotation:Learn how to harness the wind and convert its power into electricity, and how this power may help us solve energy problems in the future.

Ethanol and Other New Fuels
Ethanol and Other New Fuels By Benduhn, Tea (Book - 2009 ) j 662.6692 B459e 2009 Available in some locations

Annotation:Corn, sugarcane, and other plants are used to make a type of fuel called ethanol. Learn how ethanol and other fuels may help keep us on the go in the future.

Solar Power
Solar Power By Benduhn, Tea (Book - 2009 ) j 621.47 B459s 2009 Available in some locations

Annotation:Learn about the different ways we convert the Sun's energy to electricity and the exciting plans for solar power in the future.

Hydropower
Hydropower Making A Splash! By Hansen, Amy (Book - 2010 ) j 621.312134 H2493h 2010 Available in some locations

Annotation:One of the most powerful, renewable sources of energy has nothing to do with burning fuel or releasing pollutants, and has a very minimal production of green house gases.

Wind Power
Wind Power By Benduhn, Tea (Book - 2009 ) j 621.312136 B459w 2009 Available in some locations

Annotation:Wind is our fastest-growing source of energy. Find out how wind forms and the different ways we may use it in the future.

Water Power
Water Power By Benduhn, Tea (Book - 2009 ) j 621.312134 B459w 2009 Available in some locations

Annotation:Learn why water is such a great source of energy and the different ways we might use it in the future.

Description

An introduction to the world of sustainable energy, appropriate for readers in grades 2-5.


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