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Author Caduto, Michael J

Title Catch the wind, harness the sun / by Michael J. Caduto

Publ Info North Adams, Mass. : Storey Pub., 2011
 RWU CMC  CMC TJ808.2 .C33 2011    AVAILABLE
 RWU CMC  CMC TJ808.2 .C33 2011 c.2  AVAILABLE
Descript 223 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 29 cm
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Note Includes index
Contents Foreword / John Hanson Mitchell -- Foreword / David Bonta -- Preface -- Kids Power! -- Part 1: Heating Up -- Energy and the power of simplicity -- Art for the earth / Green Giant Kevin Huo -- Activity: A dark day of enlightenment -- Global climate change -- Activity: Carbon-nation simulation -- A not-so-green house -- Clearing the air on ozone: Green Giant Otana Jakpor -- Activity: Blue-burning marsh bubbles -- Part 2: Chilling out -- Where has all the power gone? -- Activity: Sherlock Ohms & Doctor Watt-son -- Popping the carbon bubble -- Cleaning parks, saving the world: Green Giant Samantha Muscarella -- Activity: Tree-mendously cool -- Global heart-warming -- Campaigning for camels: Green Giant Cameron Oliver -- Activity: Helping countries on the hot seat -- Part 3: Harness the sun -- Star power -- Activity: Writing with sunlight -- Activity: Solar campfire -- Sun and wind -- Cool dude: Green Giant Colin Carlson -- Activity: Drying clothes on-line -- Renewable, every day -- Activity: That's sun cookin' -- Activity: Sun tea -- Capture the sun -- One smart cookie: Green Giant Michelle Marcus -- Activity: Solar heat by the gallon -- Plugging in to sunlight -- Activity: Personal solar power -- Part 4: Catch the wind -- What drives the wind? -- Monarchs catch the wind: Green Giant Benjamin Workinger -- Activity: Pie-plate wind maker -- Activity: Party-balloon wind gauge -- Wind power -- Activity: Sail away -- Winged towers -- Clean air, healthy people: Green Giants Idle Free Girls & Nathan Moos -- Activity: Mini-windmill power -- Part 5: Crank up the power -- All charged up -- Activity: Static balloons & bad hair -- Electromagnetism -- Activity: Magnetic attraction--or not -- Activity: Un-true north -- Of generators and motors -- Friend of nature: Green Giant Adeline Tiffanie Suwana -- Activity: Pedal power -- Seeing the light -- Activity: Power play game board -- Epilogue
Note Suggests activities and experiments for understanding global warming, causing a smaller power footprint, and using solar and wind power, and spotlights young activists
LC subject Renewable energy sources -- Juvenile literature
Energy conservation -- Juvenile literature
ISBN 9781603429719 (hardcover : alk. paper)
1603429719 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9781603427944 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1603427945 (pbk. : alk. paper)