Transfer of Energyby Simon de Pinna
In Transfer of Energy readers will discover how, from using an oven to heat up a frozen pizza or bake a cake to supplying enough power to light up the planet and send people and machines into outer space, we have learned to use the different types of energy to our best advantage. Special topics and areas of interest include the following: Explanations of terms and concepts such as kinetic and potential energy, chain reactions, energy pyramid, and power grid, Different uses for the varying wavelengths of the electromagnetic spectrum, The many ways that plants and animals use energy, Energy-related concepts, such as conduction, convection, reflection, and transmission.
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