Potato Clocks and Solar Cars: Renewable and Nonrenewable Energy

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This title discusses topics such as fossil fuels, alternative energy sources, and sustainable energy.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781410928665
  • Publisher: Heinemann-Raintree
  • Publication date: 8/28/2007
  • Series: Raintree Fusion: Physical Science Series
  • Pages: 32
  • Sales rank: 332,235
  • Age range: 9 - 12 Years
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 0.10 (d)

Meet the Author

Elizabeth Raum has written over two-dozen nonfiction books for young readers, including a biography of Louis Armstrong for Capstone Press. She also has written picture books and adult nonfiction titles. She has a degrees in English literature and library science. Over the years, she has worked as a middle school and high school English teacher, an elementary school librarian, and a college library director. She loves to read and enjoys helping other readers discover great books. Elizabeth Raum has written many nonfiction books for children. She has also written picture books and books for adults. Two of her Capstone You Choose books, "Orphan Trains: An Interactive History Adventure" (2011) and "Can You Survive Storm Chasing?" (2012), are Junior Library Guild selections. Elizabeth lives in Michigan with her husband, Richard. Over the years she has lived in Vermont, New Jersey, Virginia, New York, and North Dakota. She has two grown sons and two granddaughters, who like reading her books. Elizabeth enjoys biking, hiking, reading, and—of course—writing!

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Table of Contents


Everyday Energy     4
Dinosaur Bones and Dead Plants     6
Pedaling a Milkshake     10
Nuclear Energy     12
Soaking Up Rays     14
Blowing in the Wind     16
Corn and Cows     18
Water Power     22
More and Better Energy     28
Glossary     30
Want to Know More?     31
Index     32
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