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The Resource Energy from the sun : solar power, James Bow

Energy from the sun : solar power, James Bow

Label
Energy from the sun : solar power
Title
Energy from the sun
Title remainder
solar power
Statement of responsibility
James Bow
Title variation
Solar power
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The endless and enormous power of the sun provides life to all organisms on Earth, from the smallest plant to the largest animal. This awesome power is being used today to provide a rich and abundant source of energy in many parts of the world, and to operate machinery and heat and light buildings. Discover how the sun is powering our planet, the technology used to harness it, and what the future of solar power could be."--
Member of
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bow, James
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Intended audience
  • Ages 10-14
  • Grades 7 to 8
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Next generation energy
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Solar energy
  • Power resources
  • Clean energy industries
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Energy from the sun : solar power, James Bow
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Contents
What is energy? -- Solar energy is nuclear energy -- Collecting the heat of the sun -- Electric light -- Other things the sun can do -- Solar energy by design -- Solar power problems -- Making solar power -- The solar leaders -- Midnight sun vs. tropical sun -- Solar power in space -- The challenges ahead -- Power up!
Control code
42925277
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
32 pages
Isbn
9780778720058
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Media category
unmediated
Other physical details
colour illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 42925277
  • (Sirsi) 42925277
Label
Energy from the sun : solar power, James Bow
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Contents
What is energy? -- Solar energy is nuclear energy -- Collecting the heat of the sun -- Electric light -- Other things the sun can do -- Solar energy by design -- Solar power problems -- Making solar power -- The solar leaders -- Midnight sun vs. tropical sun -- Solar power in space -- The challenges ahead -- Power up!
Control code
42925277
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
32 pages
Isbn
9780778720058
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Media category
unmediated
Other physical details
colour illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 42925277
  • (Sirsi) 42925277

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