Solving Real World Problems with Environmental and Green Engineering
Solving Real World Problems with Environmental and Green Engineering
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Annotation: Introduces the field of environmental engineering; describes how it is used in dealing with recycling, renewable power sources, global warming, and other situations; and discusses future developments.
Genre: Engineering
Catalog Number: #113713
Format: Library Binding
All Formats: Search
Common Core/STEAM: STEAM STEAM
Copyright Date: 2016
Edition Date: 2016
Pages: 32 pages
Availability: Available
ISBN: 1-680-48264-5
ISBN 13: 978-1-680-48264-5
Dewey: 628
LCCN: 2015026726
Dimensions: 21 cm.
Language: English
Bibliography Index/Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Word Count: 2,336
Reading Level: 5.2
Interest Level: 1-4
Accelerated Reader: reading level: 5.2 / points: 0.5 / quiz: 181375 / grade: Lower Grades
Guided Reading Level: J

In this instructive and accessible volume, readers discern how engineers safeguard the environment with their practices. They learn how green engineers cut down on waste and the use of natural resources by inventing new materials and techniques. This resource covers recycling, reuse, and renewable energy sources and explains global warming and greenhouse gases and their effects on Earth's environment. Readers recognize engineers' solutions to some of today's environmental problems, including air and water pollution, and urban planning challenges. There is also a hands-on "engineering in action" activity for readers to learn how to clean up an oil spill.


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