Inside the Department of Energy

Inside the Department of Energy

by Jennifer Peters




Worried about nuclear war? What about nuclear energy? How about radioactive materials? All of these things fall under the control of the Department of Energy. This cabinet department is responsible for ensuring the quality and safety of our nation's nuclear weapons and nuclear reactors, as well as providing for the proper disposal of radioactive material and working on energy conservation. Each time a natural disaster threatens a nuclear reactor or the military decides it wants to destroy its nuclear weapons arsenal, the Department of Energy must respond. In this book, you'll learn exactly how the work of this cabinet department helps keep you safe.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780766098909
Publisher: Enslow Publishing
Publication date: 08/15/2018
Series: Understanding the Executive Branch
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range: 10 - 13 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction 4

Chapter 1 Opening the Cabinet to Energy 7

Chapter 2 Leading the Department of Energy 15

Chapter 3 What Does The Department Of Energy Do? 26

Chapter 4 Today's Department Of Energy 31

Conclusion 38

Chronology 39

Glossary 42

Further Reading 44

Bibliography 45

Index 47

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