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Author Altarriba, Eduard, author, illustrator.

Title Discovering energy / Eduard Altarriba, Johannes Hirn, & Veronica Sanz ; [illustrated by Eduard Altarriba].

Publication Info. Lewes, East Sussex : Button Books, 2020.

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1 copy ordered for GDL Central Library Children's Non-fiction on 12-09-2020.
Description 48 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Summary This book looks at where energy comes from, how our understanding of it has evolved, and the many different ways people have learned to harness it to make our lives easier.
Contents The sun's energy -- What is energy? -- Harnessing the wind -- Using the wind -- Water power -- Math and mechanics -- Thermal energy -- Steam -- Measuring energy -- Pollution -- Transforming and transferring energy -- What is electricity? -- Batteries -- Creating a network -- Electromagnetism -- Producing electricity -- Fossil fuels -- Combustion engines -- Jet engines -- Nuclear fission -- Clean and green energy -- Nuclear fusion -- Electromagnetic radiation -- Solar energy -- Photovoltaics -- Smart grids -- Exploring space.
Subject Energy industries -- Juvenile literature.
Geothermal resources -- Juvenile literature.
Solar energy -- Juvenile literature.
Wind power -- Juvenile literature.
Power (Mechanics) -- Juvenile literature.
Nuclear energy -- Juvenile literature.
Added Author Sanz, Veronica, author.
Hirn, Johannes, author.
ISBN 9781787080492
1787080498

 
    
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