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How a solar-powered home works.

Author: Robyn Hardyman
Publisher: United Kingdom : Franklin Watts
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Take a look at the exciting world of solar energy and how we can use it to heat a building, power an oven and how one day it may even be used on roads to charge your car as you drive. Explore the world's most revolutionary and exciting ecological developments in Eco Works. This series for 9+ readers examines how green technology is finding inventive solutions to some of the most pressing problems facing us today.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Children's nonfiction
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robyn Hardyman
ISBN: 9781445139050 1445139057
OCLC Number: 906009406
Contents: Energy from the sun --
Using solar power --
Solar thermal power --
Solar thermal power outdoors --
Electricity from sunlight --
How solar cells work --
The solar system --
A regular supply --
Solar electricity outside --
The limitations of solar power --
Solar power for everyone --
Where in the world? --
Solar-powered future.

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A colourful and investigative series that explains why 'going green' works and how it is helping to change the world.  Read more...

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