Hydroelectric Energy

Tamra B. Orr (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602791848

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Description

For years, people have used water power to provide electricity. This study recaps that history and describes exciting new techniques.

Reading Level
Lexile
969L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
V
ATOS
6.4
DRA
50
Categories
Genre
Nature Science & Technology
Interest Age
Ages 9-12 Ages 13+
Grade
4th Grade 5th Grade 6th Grade 7th Grade 8th Grade
Subject
Science
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction
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