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

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

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Catch the Wind, Harness the Sun: 22 Super-Charged Projects for Kids by Michael J. Caduto

Get charged up about energy! With more than 20 fun activities and experiments that will have children ages 8 to 12 enthusiastically engaged with making and using renewable energy, Michael J. Caduto takes a hands-on approach to fighting climate change. Step-by-step instructions for projects range from using the sun to make fires to charging electronic devices by peddling your bicycle. Additional energy case studies encourage kids to think about the basic tenets of resource management. Change the world — one miniature windmill at a time. 

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ISBN-13: 9781603427944
Publisher: Storey Books
Publication date: 04/30/2011
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 681,080
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About 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 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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