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Geothermal power

Author: Neil Morris
Publisher: North Mankato, MN : Smart Apple Media, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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This book looks at how geothermal power is utilized today and how it might be utilized in the future. Geothermal energy is produced by heat deep inside Earth, and we can use it to power machines, as well as to heat our homes, schools, and offices. How do we harness geothermal power? Will it ever run out? Can it provide us with the energy we need in our power-hungry world?
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Literature
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Neil Morris
ISBN: 9781583409060 1583409068
OCLC Number: 63472694
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 32 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm.
Contents: Heat from the earth --
Inside our planet --
Volcanic world --
Hot springs and geysers --
In ancient times --
Developing industry --
Direct use --
Generating electricity --
Heat pumps --
Around the world --
Renewable benefits --
Potential problems --
Future trends --
Glossary --
Index.
Responsibility: Neil Morris.
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This book looks at how geothermal power is utilized today and how it might be utilized in the future. Geothermal energy is produced by heat deep inside Earth, and we can use it to power machines, as well as to heat our homes, schools, and offices. How do we harness geothermal power? Will it ever run out? Can it provide us with the energy we need in our power-hungry world?

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