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Title:
Energy
Author:
Challoner, Jack.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
New York : Dorling Kindersley, [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
64 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm.
Summary:
Surveys various sources of energy and the ways in which they have been harnessed.
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
1030 Lexile.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR UG 7.8 1.0 11063.

Reading Counts RC 6-8 8.9 7 Quiz: 16343 Guided reading level: NR.
ISBN:
9780789455765

9780789467102
Format :
Book

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Table of Contents

What is energy?p. 6
Muscle energyp. 8
Energy from firep. 10
Energy from wind and waterp. 12
Potential energyp. 14
The energy of movementp. 16
Imponderable fluidsp. 18
Heat energyp. 20
Electromagnetismp. 22
The conservation of energyp. 24
Thermodynamicsp. 26
Steam energyp. 28
Energy for transportp. 30
Generating electricityp. 32
Energy in the homep. 34
Measuring energyp. 36
Energy for communicationp. 38
Energy in wavesp. 40
Energy in packetsp. 42
Mass energyp. 44
Energy from the nucleusp. 46
Energy from the Sunp. 48
Photosynthesisp. 50
Energy from foodp. 52
Fossil fuelsp. 54
Energy on a global scalep. 56
Alternative energyp. 58
Making the most of energyp. 60
The origins and destiny of energyp. 62
Indexp. 64