Energy is all around us. Food and sleep are the fuels our bodies use to create the energy we need to move, talk, and think. But scientists tell us some of the fuels that keep our homes and businesses running, power our transportation, and keep us safe are hurting Earth. Learn why energy companies are working to come up with cleaner ways to supply oil and gas, how fuels in the future will be safer for Earth, and what you can do now to use energy wisely. Book features: Table of Contents; Glossary; For More Information including books and web sites; Index; photos and captions; charts and graphs; source notes.
Acids release hydrogen ions. Bases release hydroxide ions or accept hydrogen ions. This book provides examples of these everyday acids and bases that are used daily, or in chemical laboratories. Reading Essentials in Science.
Atomic (nuclear) energy and technology can be used to produce electricity, power ships, preserve foods, and diagnose and treat diseases. Reading Essentials in Science.
This book explains the structure and behavior of the atom and how it to combines with other atoms to form molecules and compounds. Reading Essentials in Science.
All living things are made of cells. These microscopic building blocks of life grow, react to changes in the environment, change nutrients into energy, and reproduce. Reading Essentials in Science.
This book looks at the characteristics of chemical energy and discusses the various sources that produce chemical energy. Reading Essentials in Science.
This book examines chemical reactions and provides information on different kinds of reactions, what causes them, and the elements and compounds that react with one another to achieve stability within the reaction. Reading Essentials in Science.