Energy: Past, Present, and Future Series


High energy consumption is prevalent among industrialized nations. Societies around the globe commonly use oil, natural gas, and coal to power their machinery and gadgets, heat their homes, and fuel their vehicles. Excessive dependence on these fossil fuels, however, has hastened their depletion. Also, their use is taking a toll on the environment. Consequently, alternative and renewable energy sources are becoming increasingly popular, presenting environmentally sound ways of using and distributing energy. These informative volumes describe the nature of the various forms of energy, as well as the processes behind obtaining and utilizing each.

Number of Titles: 2

Interest Level: Grades 9-12

Guided Reading Level: Z

Lexile Level: 1410-1430

ISBN: 9781615308187 (E-book)

Copyright: ©2012

“The two books in this series have an academic air, and would be good for students researching science fair projects or doing in-depth research...Both books have color photographs and charts that help illustrate points being made...The series offers good, solid scientific facts.” —LMC, March/April 2012

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