Harnessing Power from the Sun

Harnessing Power from the Sun

by Niki Walker


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The oldest and most important source of power for our planet is the Sun. This amazing new book tells why solar power is becoming a very real replacement for our current energy sources. Detailed images feature different types of solar collectors, solar thermal plants, and solar cells, and help explain how they are used. Special case studies identify areas where solar power is already in use around the world. Topics include
• a timeline and history of solar energy use
• detailed diagrams that show how solar technologies work
• the experiences of people who have taken themselves “off the grid”
Teacher’s guide available.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780778729266
Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company
Publication date: 11/28/2006
Series: Energy Revolution Series
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 1,177,429
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.20(d)
Lexile: NC1070L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

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Harnessing Power from the Sun 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
MikeMK More than 1 year ago
It is very simple, highlighting the basic fundamentals. Great photographs and illustrations to go with the written material.