Challoner, Jack.

Energy / written by Jack Challoner. - 1st American ed. - London ; New York : Dorling Kindersley, 1993. - 64 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm. - Eyewitness science . - Eyewitness science. .

Includes index.

What is energy? -- Muscle energy -- Energy from fire -- Energy from wind and water -- Potential energy -- The energy of movement -- Imponderable fluids -- Heat energy -- Electromagnetism -- The conservation of energy -- Thermodynamics -- Steam energy -- Energy for transport -- Generating electricity -- Energy in the home -- Measuring energy -- Energy for communication -- Energy in waves -- Energy in packets -- Mass energy -- Energy from the nucleus -- Energy from the sun -- Photosynthesis -- Energy from food -- Fossil fuels -- Energy on a global scale -- Alternative energy -- Making the most of energy -- The origins and destiny of energy.

Surveys various sources of energy and the ways in which they have been harnessed.

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Power resources--Juvenile literature.

Energy

TJ163.23 / .C43 1993

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