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From sunlight to blockbuster movies : an energy journey through the world of light

Author: Andrew Solway
Publisher: London : Raintree, a Capstone Company, 2015. ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Each book in this series follows a packet of energy along a journey. Each stage of the journey is described in a short chapter, and we learn what alternative paths the energy might have taken along the way. This book shows how sunlight is turned into a movie. It explains what happens when the sunlight reaches Earth, how its energy is stored in fossil fuels, how this energy is then released in power stations and  Read more...
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Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Solway
ISBN: 9781406289602 1406289604
OCLC Number: 904786780
Description: 48 pages : colour illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: What is energy? --
What is the most important energy source on earth? --
Why is sunlight from the past still important today? --
How do power stations produce electricity? --
How do we turn light into electricity and then back to light again? --
What have we learned about light and energy?
Other Titles: From sunlight to blockbuster movie
Responsibility: Andrew Solway.

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