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Title:
Solar power
Author:
Sherman, Josepha.
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Publication Information:
Mankato, Mimm. : Capstone Press, [2004]

©2004
Physical Description:
32 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm.
Summary:
Introduces the history, uses, production, advantages and disadvantages, and future of solar energy as a power resource.
Language:
English
Contents:
Solar bike -- The power of the sun -- Solar power history -- Capturing light -- Benefits and drawbacks -- The future.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR LG 4.8 0.5 75087.
ISBN:
9780736824743
Format :
Book

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Introduces the history, uses, production, advantages and disadvantages, and future of solar energy as a power resource.


Author Notes

Josepha Sherman is a writer, editor, and folklorist. She primarily writes fantasy and science fiction novels, but she has also written children's works in numerous genres and nonfiction works, including biographies of sports icons, business leaders, and famous explorers. She won the 1990 Compton Crook Award for The Shining Falcon.

(Bowker Author Biography)


Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Solar Fuelp. 4
Chapter 2 The Power of the Sunp. 6
Chapter 3 Solar Power Historyp. 10
Chapter 4 Capturing Lightp. 18
Chapter 5 Benefits and Drawbacksp. 22
Chapter 6 The Futurep. 26
Fast Factsp. 28
Hands On: Solar Sandwichp. 29
Glossaryp. 30
Internet Sitesp. 31
Read Morep. 31
Indexp. 32