What is uranium? How do we turn atoms into electricity? Can nuclear energy be dangerous? 'Fueling the Future' asks the questions that young people want answered. Each chapter contains a different question, so readers can develop their knowledge.
About the Author
Elizabeth Raum has written over two-dozen nonfiction books for young readers, including a biography of Louis Armstrong for Capstone Press. Over the years, she has worked as a middle school and high school English teacher, an elementary school librarian, and a college library director. Elizabeth Raum has written many nonfiction books for children. 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.
Table of Contents
Where do we get energy? Why do we need to make changes? What is nuclear energy? How does nuclear energy work? Why choose nuclear energy? Are there problems with nuclear energy? What's new in nuclear energy? What's the future of nuclear energy? Nuclear energy map Nuclear energy timeline.