Nuclear Meltdowns
Nuclear Meltdowns
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Annotation: Learn all about the world's most devastating nuclear disasters, the nuts and bolts of how nuclear power works, and the ways in which workers constantly try to improve the systems and protect the public to avoid these meltdowns.
Genre: Government
Catalog Number: #115309
Format: Library Binding
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Publisher: Rourke Publishing
Copyright Date: 2016
Edition Date: 2016
Pages: 48 pages
Availability: Available
ISBN: 1-634-30428-4
ISBN 13: 978-1-634-30428-3
Dewey: 363.17
LCCN: 2015931851
Dimensions: 26 cm.
Language: English
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Bibliography Index/Note: Includes bibliographical references (page 47) and index.
Word Count: 4,497
Reading Level: 6.7
Interest Level: 3-6
Accelerated Reader: reading level: 6.7 / points: 1.0 / quiz: 177255 / grade: Middle Grades
Lexile: 1040L
Guided Reading Level: U

Nuclear meltdowns don't happen often, but when they do, their effects can circle the globe. In the United States, nuclear power plants generate 20 percent of the country's electricity. Learn all about the worlds most devastating nuclear disasters, the nuts and bolts of how nuclear power works, and the ways in which workers constantly try to improve the systems and protect the public to avoid these meltdowns. This title will allow students to understand that new technologies can have deep impacts on society and the environment.
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