Catch the Wind, Harness the Sun: 22 Super-Charged Projects for Kids

Catch the Wind, Harness the Sun: 22 Super-Charged Projects for Kids

by Michael J. Caduto
     
 

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Kids ages 8—12 will love these 22 exciting activities and experiments focused on producing and playing with renewable energy. Projects range from the quick and simple — like the Pie Plate Wind-Maker — to the thrillingly large-scale, like Pedal Power, in which kids use a bicycle to power a 12-volt battery. Each activity teaches children about

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Kids ages 8—12 will love these 22 exciting activities and experiments focused on producing and playing with renewable energy. Projects range from the quick and simple — like the Pie Plate Wind-Maker — to the thrillingly large-scale, like Pedal Power, in which kids use a bicycle to power a 12-volt battery. Each activity teaches children about renewable energy and larger environmental issues. Education doesn’t get more fun than this! Catch the Wind, Harness the Sun offers more than enough to get any kid charged up about renewable energy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781603427043
Publisher:
Storey Books
Publication date:
05/11/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
224
File size:
20 MB
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This product may take a few minutes to download.
Age Range:
8 - 12 Years

Meet the Author

Michael J. Caduto is an author, storyteller, ecologist, and musician. He is the author of Catch the Wind, Harness the Sun and is well-known as the creator and co-author of the international best-selling Keepers of the Earth series. He also wrote Native American Gardening, Earth Tales from Around the World, Pond and Brook, The Crimson Elf, In the Beginning, and A Child of God. His many awards include The Aesop Prize, NAPPA Gold and Silver Awards, and a Storytelling World Honor Award. His articles have appeared in Cricket, Ranger Rick, and Nature Study. He can be found at www.p-e-a-c-e.net. He lives in Norwich, Vermont.


John Hanson Mitchell is the editor of Sanctuary, the journal of the Massachusetts Audubon Society, and the author of The Paradise of All These Parts and Ceremonial Time.


David Bonta is the founder and president of USA Solar Stores.

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