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Hydrogen: Running on Water - HC
Hydrogen: Running on Water - HC
Hydrogen: Running on Water - HC
9780778729150 | In Stock
US$26.60
US$19.95
 
While it may not be as simple as pouring water into a gas tank, water, or at least the hydrogen that makes up water, will one day become a significant source of energy. In this important new book, children will discover not only what hydrogen is, but also how this simple element can create clean energy. Hydrogen’s past deals with hot air balloons and airships, its present, space shuttles and fuel cells. What fascinating technologies await its future? Other topics include
• What is energy?
• the reasons why clean energy is so important
• the technologies that convert hydrogen to useable energy
• the obstacles that must be overcome before hydrogen can be a reliable energy source
• a case study highlighting Iceland’s plan to switch to a society run on hydrogen
• What is a “hydrogen economy”?
• a timeline that provides dates for historical breakthroughs in energy production Teacher’s guide available.


Reading Level: Gr. 4-5
Interest Level: Gr. 3-6
Guided Reading Level: S
Binding: Hardcover
Series: Energy Revolution
Author(s): Niki Walker

Format
Size: 8 ½″ × 11″
No. of Pages: 32
Index Included: Yes
Glossary Included: Yes

GRL: S
ATOS: 7.8
Dewey: 665.81
Lexile: 1120L
Copyright: 2007

Reviews
Hydrogen: Running on Water

"The colorful books are well designed in short chapters with tips and fact boxes...The books are bright and very attractive. Students will like the large, colored two-page spreads that feature photographs and fact boxes...Recommended." —LMC Magazine, 10/07