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Energy for Keeps: Creating Clean Electricity from Renewable Resources

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Energy for Keeps is an illustrated guide for everyone who uses electricity. From students to energy policymakers, it helps readers of all ages understand the energy issues that now loom large in our daily news…

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Energy for Keeps is an illustrated guide for everyone who uses electricity. From students to energy policymakers, it helps readers of all ages understand the energy issues that now loom large in our daily news. With clear language and engaging illustrations, this book covers all renewable energy sources, the science of electricity generation, energy history, environmental considerations, and energy conservation and efficiency.

Table of Contents
A BRIEF HISTORY OF ENERGY
How our use of energy has changed over time

ENERGY AND ELECTRICITY
How we produce and deliver most of our electricity

ENERGY SOURCES FOR ELECTRICITY GENERATION
How we use different energy sources to produce electricity

RENEWABLE ENERGY RESOURCES
Biomass
Geothermal
Hydropower
Ocean
Solar
Wind

THE RENEWABLE AND NONRENEWABLE RESOURCE
Hydrogen

NONRENEWABLE ENERGY RESOURCES
Fossil Fuels
Nuclear

ENERGY, HEALTH, AND THE ENVIRONMENT
How energy choices affect our health and the environment

ENERGY MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES AND ENERGY POLICY
How energy decisions affect our lives

APPENDIX
Energy Timeline
Glossary
Additional Resources

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Energy Education Group

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