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Energy from the wind : generating power with wind turbines

Author: Ruth Owen
Publisher: New York : PowerKids Press, 2013.
Series: Power, yesterday, today, tomorrow
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines the science of wind power, looking at the technology, benefits, and downsides.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ruth Owen
ISBN: 9781477702710 1477702717 9781477702819 1477702814 9781477702826 1477702822
OCLC Number: 809834716
Description: 32 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm.
Contents: Powering our world with wind --
Generating electricity --
The trouble with fossil fuels --
How the wind works --
From ancient sail boats to electricity --
Electricity from wind --
Wind turbines --
Finding windy places --
Wind farms --
Offshore wind farms --
Supersized wind power --
Is wind power perfect power? --
A bright and breezy future? --
Glossary --
Websites.
Series Title: Power, yesterday, today, tomorrow
Responsibility: by Ruth Owen.

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Examines the science of wind power, looking at the technology, benefits, and downsides.

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