Biomass: Fueling Change

Biomass: Fueling Change

by Niki Walker

Hardcover

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Overview

Did you know that some cars are run on fuel made from the oils from sunflowers and soybeans? Biomass: Fueling Change is an exciting new book that explores bioenergy, energy derived from organic matter, to produce heat, run cars, and generate electricity. Worldwide case studies and colorful photographs and illustrations will help children learn about the history of bioenergy and how the world is using this energy today. Topics include
• the history of bioenergy
• various types of biomass available for energy use
• the benefits of biofuels
• burning biomass
• the processes used to convert biomass to gas
• using bioenergy today, and its limitations

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780778729143
Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company
Publication date: 11/28/2006
Series: Energy Revolution Series
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.40(d)
Lexile: NC1090L (what's this?)
Age Range: 9 - 12 Years

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