Catch the Wind Harness the Sun

Catch the Wind Harness the Sun

22 Super-charged Science Projects for Kids

Book - 2011
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Get charged up about energy! With more than 20 fun activities and experiments that will have children ages 8 to 12 enthusiastically engaged with making and using renewable energy, Michael J. Caduto takes a hands-on approach to fighting climate change. Step-by-step instructions for projects range from using the sun to make fires to charging electronic devices by peddling your bicycle. Additional energy case studies encourage kids to think about the basic tenets of resource management. Change the world -- one miniature windmill at a time.

Publisher: North Adams, MA : Storey Pub., c2011.
ISBN: 9781603429719
1603429719
9781603427944
1603427945
Branch Call Number: 333.794/CADUTO
Characteristics: 223 p. : col. ill., map ; 28 cm.

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ChristchurchLib Jun 23, 2014

"The power is in your hands when you pick up this funny, spirited collection of science projects for creating and using clean energy. You'll find super-easy projects, such as making a balloon wind gauge or brewing sun tea, as well as exciting challenges like turning a bicycle into a generator (you can use it to charge a phone!) or building an umbrella solar cooker. Each activity includes instructions and safety info, along with lots of photos, comics, and creative ideas for further activities." Kids' Books June 2014 newsletter http://www.libraryaware.com/996/NewsletterIssues/ViewIssue/89723f9c-55b6-4257-8882-b1e8ae2fe071?postId=7f13f775-20d0-4cb3-8d09-7107a990fa6a

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