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Author Morlock, Theresa, author.
Title Wind farms : harnessing the power of wind / Theresa Morlock.
Pub Info New York : PowerKids Press, [2018]
book jacket
 Orleans-Children's Room  J 333 MORL     AVAILABLE
Descript 24 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Powered up! : a STEM approach to energy sources
Powered up! : a STEM approach to energy sources.
Note Accelerated Reader LG 5.0 0.5 0.5 194880
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Energy is everything -- What's wind? -- Wind power in the past -- Advances in wind power -- How it works -- Nonrenewable versus renewable -- The wonders of wind -- Who uses wind power? -- Offshore turbines -- The future of wind power.
Summary What causes wind? How have scientists and engineers learned to use wind energy to generate power? Where is the best place to build a wind turbine? Readers will find the answers to these and other questions in this fascinating book about harnessing the power of wind. This important early elementary science topic is covered in rich detail with a strong focus on STEM topics featured in the Next Generation Science Standards. Colorful diagrams and photographs allow students to visualize how wind is used to power our planet.
Subject Wind power plants -- Juvenile literature.
ISBN 9781508164241 (library bound)
150816424X (library bound)
9781538328552 (pbk.)
1538328550 (pbk.)
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