Energy in the Real World

Energy in the Real World

Book - 2013
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" This book uses real-world examples to bring the concept of energy to life in an approachable way. Clearly-written text draws in readers with concrete examples involving familiar, everyday things, from the sun to a community garden. The book covers the history of and key figures in the understanding of energy, including Albert Einstein. Major concepts covered include kinetic energy, potential energy, photosynthesis, nuclear energy, fossil fuels, and the Law of Conservation. Full-color photos, a glossary, an index, sidebars, primary source documents, and other creative content enhance the book. It also includes prompts and activities that directly engage students in developing the reading, writing, and critical thinking skills promoted by the Common Core standards. This well-researched title has a credentialed content consultant and aligns with Common Core and state standards."--From publisher.
Publisher: Minneapolis, MN : ABDO Pub., 2013.
ISBN: 9781617837395
Call Number: 531.6 ZUCHORA-WALSKE
Characteristics: 48 p. : col. ill. ; 24 cm.
Subjects: Force and energy -- Juvenile literature.
Photosynthesis -- Juvenile literature.
Nuclear energy -- Juvenile literature.
Fossil fuels -- Juvenile literature.
Energy conservation -- Juvenile literature.
Power resources -- Juvenile literature.
Additional Contributors: Borgerding, Tony


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