Nuclear Energy

Nuclear Energy

Marcia Amidon Lusted (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781614808985

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As our world's population grows, so to does our need for energy. Scientists seek the next breakthrough in new technology while constantly finding ways to make current solutions cheaper and more efficient. In this title, discover what nuclear energy is, its history, how we use it today, and how new technologies can contribute to our energy future. Learn how researchers are working to solve nuclear energy's problems, including radiation dangers, handling nuclear waste, and making new plants more efficient, cheaper, smaller, and safer. Sidebars, full-color photos, full-spread diagrams, well-placed graphs, charts, and maps, stories highlighting innovations in action, and a glossary enhance this engaging title. Innovative Technologies is a series in Essential Library, an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Reading Level
Lexile
1350L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
Z
ATOS
10.9
DRA
80
Categories
Genre
History Other Science & Technology
Interest Age
Ages 9-12 Ages 13+
Grade
6th Grade 7th Grade 8th Grade
Subject
Science
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction
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