Alternative Energy

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The fossil fuels that power today's world are a limited resource. Luckily, scientists and engineers are developing many alternative energy sources to take their place. With clear text, vivid photos, and helpful diagrams, Alternative Energy shows readers the history of these technologies, where they stand today, and what new advances are now under development. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Core Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

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Alternative Energy (8 titles) Spring 2017
Biofuels Spring 2017 Pending
Geothermal Energy Spring 2017 Pending
Hydroelectric Energy Spring 2017 Pending
Hydrogen Fuel Cells Spring 2017 Pending
Nuclear Energy Spring 2017 Pending
Ocean Energy Spring 2017 Pending
Solar Energy Spring 2017 Pending
Wind Energy Spring 2017 Pending
  • New! Spring 2017
  • New! Fall 2016
Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Science & Technology
Copyright 2017
Division Abdo Publishing
Imprint Core Library
Language English
Number of Pages 48
Season 2016-12-15
ISBN 9781680784527, 9781680798371
Title Format Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 7.25 x 9.25
Features Glossary of key words, Informative sidebars, Primary-source text, and Table of contents

Alternative Energy - School Library Journal

Fact-filled and thorough, this well-written collection covers a vast array of sustainable power sources, from the familiar (Solar Energy; Wind Energy) to the less common (Biofuels; Ocean Energy). Text-heavy yet comprehensible, each book delves into the specific energy source’s origins, current applications, and outlook; addresses its benefits and drawbacks; and encourages readers to come to their own conclusions. For instance, “Stop and Think” explicitly invites readers to think critically about the subject in four different ways, such as taking a position on the topic and defending it or conducting independent research with the help of a librarian; similarly, students are challenged to paraphrase a provided primary source for a specified audience in “Straight to the Source.” VERDICT With its impeccable content, this dynamic series is a must for school and public libraries.