Onion Juice, Poop, and Other Surprising Sources of Alternative Energy

Onion Juice, Poop, and Other Surprising Sources of Alternative Energy

by Mark Weakland
     
 

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We need energy to power our computers and run our cars. But who would have thought that we could use poop for power or that microbes could ooze oil? Plug your nose, and get ready to dig into some amazing new sources of energy.

Overview

We need energy to power our computers and run our cars. But who would have thought that we could use poop for power or that microbes could ooze oil? Plug your nose, and get ready to dig into some amazing new sources of energy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781429663472
Publisher:
Capstone Press
Publication date:
02/01/2011
Series:
Nasty (but Useful!) Science Series
Pages:
32
Sales rank:
1,137,905
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.10(d)
Age Range:
8 - 11 Years

Meet the Author

Mark Weakland wears many hats. As an author, he's written books for teachers, including Super Core!: Turbocharging Your Basal Reading Program with More Reading, Writing, and Word Work, published by the International Reading Association. His book topics for children include sports, bacteria, comets, and poetry. Mark's also a reading specialist. He teaches kindergarten children, third graders, parents, and teachers. As a musician and songwriter, Mark sings, plays percussion, and strums the guitar. Many of his songs, including "I Sure Love Pancakes" and "The Dooflicky Machine," have won national awards and contests. Mark lives in Western Pennsylvania.

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