Green Ways of Getting Around: Careers in Transportation

Green Ways of Getting Around: Careers in Transportation

Diane Dakers (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427197207

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Green Ways of Getting Around moves readers toward careers in "green" transportation, including travel by air, sea, and land, and even in more extreme environments, such as outer space and under water. This book explores mass transit and automotive transportation, highlighting fuel-powered vehicles, such as buses, planes, and boats, which carry with them their own pros and cons as being fuel-efficient and ecologically sound. Also included: using pedal power, pedestrian-friendly venues, concepts that promote walkability and sustainable mass transit, and powering transportation with alternative energy sources.

Reading Level
Lexile
1080L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
Z
ATOS
7.9
DRA
80
Categories
Genre
People & Places Transportation
Interest Age
Ages 9-12 Ages 13+
Grade
5th Grade 6th Grade 7th Grade 8th Grade 9th Grade
Subject
Science Social Studies
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction
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