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ISBN-13: 9780716630050
Publisher: World Book, Incorporated
Publication date: 06/01/1998
Series: Invisible Journeys Series
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 8.60(w) x 10.57(h) x 0.10(d)
Age Range: 11 Years

Table of Contents

What is energy?6
Muscle energy8
Energy from fire10
Energy from wind and water12
Potential energy14
The energy of movement16
Imponderable fluids18
Heat energy20
Electromagnetism22
The conservation of energy24
Thermodynamics26
Steam energy28
Energy for transport30
Generating electricity32
Energy in the home34
Measuring energy36
Energy for communication38
Energy in waves40
Energy in packets42
Mass energy44
Energy from the nucleus46
Energy from the Sun48
Photosynthesis50
Energy from food52
Fossil fuels54
Energy on a global scale56
Alternative energy58
Making the most of energy60
The origins and destiny of energy62
Index64

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