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Title:
Nuclear power
Author:
Sherman, Josepha.
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Publication Information:
Mankato, Minn. : 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 nuclear energy as a power resource.
Language:
English
Contents:
Chain reaction -- Splitting atom -- Nuclear history -- Creating electricity -- Benefits and drawbacks -- Is fusion the future?
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR LG 5.4 0.5 75084.
ISBN:
9780736824736
Format :
Book

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Introduces the history, uses, production, advantages and disadvantages, and future of nuclear 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 Chain Reactionp. 4
Chapter 2 Splitting Atomsp. 6
Chapter 3 Nuclear Historyp. 10
Chapter 4 Creating Electricityp. 16
Chapter 5 Benefits and Drawbacksp. 22
Chapter 6 Is Fusion the Future?p. 26
Fast Factsp. 28
Hands On: Chain Reactionp. 29
Glossaryp. 30
Internet Sitesp. 31
Read Morep. 31
Indexp. 32