Descriere: A second hilarious adventure for Elf Girl and Raven Boy as they continue their quest to save their world in MONSTER MOUNTAINS.
Page dim. 164 x 199 x 15
Series: Elf Girl and Raven Boy
Weight: 190 grams
Can you power a car with pond weed? In searching for alternatives to fossil fuels, scientists are like detectives. They pursue clues--including investigating algae as a possible new energy source.This book takes young readers inside laboratories to watch as scientists grapple with finding safe and cost-effective ways to harness alternative energy sources. Solar, wind, nuclear, geothermal, and biomass are discussed, and also introduced are futuristic technologies on the cutting edge of research today.Thaddeus shares her conversations with scientists and plunges young readers into the world of practical science--of how researchers work on problems important to everyone. Their quest for renewable energy sources is a fascinating exploration of possible answers to the question, How will we fuel our future?Geothermal vents with their steamy plumes, wind turbines and transmission lines silhouetted against the sky, the arrays of glistening mirrors that make up concentrating solar panels--these scenes offer glimpses of the future of energy. Because much of the best research on alternative sources of energy is conducted in New Mexico, Thaddeus highlights the important work found throughout ...
Ollie is not the best at anything in second grade, but he does love to cook. When the famous Chef Antonia comes to visit, he can't wait Will he finally be the best in the class?
Favorite Autobot and Decepticon Transformers are featured in these brief stories based on the upcoming motion picture from DreamWorks and Paramount, set for theatrical release on July 4. Full color.