Energy from Nuclear Fission: Splitting the Atom

Nancy Dickmann (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427116314

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Earth has a limited supply of fossil fuels, and in the near future this supply will come to an end. However, more people live on the planet than ever in its history - and they all need energy. One of the ways in which we can meet this increasing demand for energy is through nuclear power. Nuclear power stations do not drain our planet of its resources, and they can supply a seemingly limitless source of energy. Discover more about nuclear energy, how it is created and harnessed, and the controversies and challenges that surround it.

Reading Level
Lexile
1050L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
S
ATOS
7.2
DRA
60
Categories
Genre
Nature Science & Technology Social Issues
Interest Age
Ages 9-12 Ages 13+
Grade
5th Grade 6th Grade 7th Grade 8th Grade
Subject
Science Social Studies
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction
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