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Understanding nuclear power

Author: Fiona Reynoldson
Publisher: New York, NY : Gareth Stevens Pub., 2011.
Series: World of energy.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English
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Nuclear power is a source of energy that is clean and efficient, but it is controversial because of the toxic waste it leaves behind. It can be harnessed to create electricity to fuel homes, offices, and schools, and can be used to power vehicles. In Understanding Nuclear Power, readers will discover what takes place inside a nuclear reactor and what happens to nuclear waste.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Fiona Reynoldson
ISBN: 9781433941245 1433941244 9781433941252 1433941252
OCLC Number: 608035701
Description: 48 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 28 cm.
Contents: What is nuclear power? --
History of nuclear power --
Making nuclear power --
Nuclear power in action --
The future.
Series Title: World of energy.
Other Titles: Nuclear power
Responsibility: Fiona Reynoldson.

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Nuclear power is a source of energy that is clean and efficient, but it is controversial because of the toxic waste it leaves behind. It can be harnessed to create electricity to fuel homes, offices, and schools, and can be used to power vehicles. In Understanding Nuclear Power, readers will discover what takes place inside a nuclear reactor and what happens to nuclear waste.

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