Energy Sources: The Impact of Science and Technology
Energy Sources: The Impact of Science and Technology
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Series: Pros And Cons   

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Annotation: Discusses how advances in science and technology have affected energy sources, providing information as well as pros and cons about a variety of related topics, such as nuclear energy, biofuels, and solar power from space.
Genre: Economics
Catalog Number: #37802
Format: Library Binding
No other formats available
Common Core/STEAM: Common Core Common Core
Copyright Date: 2010
Edition Date: 2010
Pages: 64 pages
Availability: Available
ISBN: 1-433-91987-7
ISBN 13: 978-1-433-91987-9
Dewey: 333.79
LCCN: 2009012434
Dimensions: 27 cm.
Language: English
Bibliography Index/Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Word Count: 13,390
Reading Level: 9.5
Interest Level: 5-9
Accelerated Reader: reading level: 9.5 / points: 3.0 / quiz: 132963 / grade: Middle Grades
Lexile: 1210L

This innovative debate series looks at how science and technology have transformed the way we live today. It examines both the positive and the negative impacts of recent developments on society, health, the environment, and the economy. Pro and con debates throughout each title promote critical thinking and present opposing viewpoints of key innovations. In the 21st century, people use energy in a wide variety of ways. Energy powers our computers, lights and heats our homes, fuels our transportations, and manufactures the goods we need. Almost all of this energy comes from fossil fuels. As these fuels begin to run out, what will replace them? This book examines: our reliance on fossil fuels and their impact on the environment the pros and cons of nuclear energy the debate about biofuels harnessing energy from the Sun, wind, and water energy in the future, from hydrogen fuel cells to solar power from space Book jacket.


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