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Here is a spectacular, thought-provoking, and highly informative guide to the fascinating story of energy. Full-color photography of original equipment, intricate scientific instruments, 3-D models, and revealing experiments bring to life the ideas and discoveries that have changed our perception of the universe.
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Overview

Here is a spectacular, thought-provoking, and highly informative guide to the fascinating story of energy. Full-color photography of original equipment, intricate scientific instruments, 3-D models, and revealing experiments bring to life the ideas and discoveries that have changed our perception of the universe.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781600143496
  • Publisher: Bellwether Media
  • Publication date: 8/1/2009
  • Pages: 24
  • Age range: 5 - 9 Years

Table of Contents

What is energy? 6
Muscle energy 8
Energy from fire 10
Energy from wind and water 12
Potential energy 14
The energy of movement 16
Imponderable fluids 18
Heat energy 20
Electromagnetism 22
The conservation of energy 24
Thermodynamics 26
Steam energy 28
Energy for transport 30
Generating electricity 32
Energy in the home 34
Measuring energy 36
Energy for communication 38
Energy in waves 40
Energy in packets 42
Mass energy 44
Energy from the nucleus 46
Energy from the Sun 48
Photosynthesis 50
Energy from food 52
Fossil fuels 54
Energy on a global scale 56
Alternative energy 58
Making the most of energy 60
The origins and destiny of energy 62
Index 64
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