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Wind farms : harnessing the power of wind

Author: Theresa Morlock
Publisher: New York : PowerKids Press, [2018]
Series: Powered up! : a STEM approach to energy sources
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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What causes wind? How have scientists and engineers learned to use wind energy to generate power? Where is the best place to build a wind turbine? Readers will find the answers to these and other questions in this fascinating book about harnessing the power of wind. This important early elementary science topic is covered in rich detail with a strong focus on STEM topics featured in the Next Generation Science  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Electronic books
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Morlock, Theresa.
Wind farms.
New York : PowerKids Press, [2018]
(DLC) 2017028349
(OCoLC)993134351
Material Type: Document, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Theresa Morlock
ISBN: 9781508164708 1508164703
OCLC Number: 1018455513
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Energy is everything --
What's wind? --
Wind power in the past --
Advances in wind power --
How it works --
Nonrenewable versus renewable --
The wonders of wind --
Who uses wind power? --
Offshore turbines --
The future of wind power.
Series Title: Powered up! : a STEM approach to energy sources
Responsibility: Theresa Morlock.

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What causes wind? How have scientists and engineers learned to use wind energy to generate power? Where is the best place to build a wind turbine? Readers will find the answers to these and other questions in this fascinating book about harnessing the power of wind. This important early elementary science topic is covered in rich detail with a strong focus on STEM topics featured in the Next Generation Science Standards. Colorful diagrams and photographs allow students to visualize how wind is used to power our planet.

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