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Children's Nonfiction Environmental Science & Ecosystems

Harnessing Power from the Sun

by (author) Niki Walker

Crabtree Publishing Company
Initial publish date
Oct 2006
Environmental Science & Ecosystems, General, How Things Work-Are Made
  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    Oct 2006
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  • Hardback

    Publish Date
    Oct 2006
    List Price

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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels

  • Age: 9 to 10
  • Grade: 4 to 5


The oldest and most important source of power for our planet is the Sun. This amazing new book explains why solar power is becoming a very real replacement for our current energy sources. Detailed images feature different types of solar collectors, solar thermal plants, and solar cells, and help explain how they are used. Special case studies identify areas where solar power is already in use around the world.

About the author

Other titles by Niki Walker