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The wind at work : an activity guide to windmills

Author: Gretchen Woelfle
Publisher: Chicago, Illinois : Chicago Review Press, [2013], ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : Second edition, revised and expandedView all editions and formats
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"Explaining how the wind works, what windmills have contributed to the past, and why they offer environmental promise today as a source of clean, renewable energy, this revised and updated edition offers a glimpse into all the current and historical uses for wind power. Featuring new information on wind energy technology and wind farms, new photographs, and 24 wind-related activities--from keeping track of household  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gretchen Woelfle
ISBN: 9781613741009 1613741006
OCLC Number: 966156986
Target Audience: Ages 9 & up.
Description: vii, 145 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 x 28 cm
Responsibility: Gretchen Woelfle.

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"Explaining how the wind works, what windmills have contributed to the past, and why they offer environmental promise today as a source of clean, renewable energy, this revised and updated edition offers a glimpse into all the current and historical uses for wind power. Featuring new information on wind energy technology and wind farms, new photographs, and 24 wind-related activities--from keeping track of household energy use and conducting science experiments to cooking traditional meals and creating arts and crafts--this handy resource offers kids interested in the science of energy and green technologies an engaging, interactive, and contemporary overview of wind power"--

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