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Nuclear Power

Diane Bailey (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566604437

Why has coal been such a prominent energy source? How can renewable energies be stored most effectively? Linking science to practical applications and social issues to realistic goals, this new series orients ecologically conscious readers toward the future of Harnessing Energy. With a special section on historical moments involving the energy source, details on key inventors and notable discoveries, and statistics to back up objective reports, each title seeks to present a fully contextualized history of the featured energy form. A must-have for any STEM unit dealing with energy studies. In this title examine the ways in which nuclear reactions have historically been used as energy sources and how current and future energy demands are changing their technical applications and efficiency levels.

Natural Gas Power

Diane Bailey (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566604420

Why has coal been such a prominent energy source? How can renewable energies be stored most effectively? Linking science to practical applications and social issues to realistic goals, this new series orients ecologically conscious readers toward the future of Harnessing Energy. With a special section on historical moments involving the energy source, details on key inventors and notable discoveries, and statistics to back up objective reports, each title seeks to present a fully contextualized history of the featured energy form. A must-have for any STEM unit dealing with energy studies. In this title examine the ways in which natural gas has historically been used as an energy source and how current and future energy demands are changing its technical applications and efficiency levels.

Hydropower

Diane Bailey (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566604413

Why has coal been such a prominent energy source? How can renewable energies be stored most effectively? Linking science to practical applications and social issues to realistic goals, this new series orients ecologically conscious readers toward the future of Harnessing Energy. With a special section on historical moments involving the energy source, details on key inventors and notable discoveries, and statistics to back up objective reports, each title seeks to present a fully contextualized history of the featured energy form. A must-have for any STEM unit dealing with energy studies. In this title examine the ways in which water has historically been used as an energy source and how current and future energy demands are changing its technical applications and efficiency levels.

The Story of Twitter

Sara Gilbert (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566604260

MTV. Pixar. Target. Twitter. They are names recognized around the world today, but just how did these companies grow into global giants? Creative Education’s popular Built for Success series now spotlights four more flourishing corporations and introduces the leaders who guided them to prominence. Each title surveys the featured company’s complete history, examining its triumphs and failures, products and innovations, and the impact it has had on the lives of people around the globe. An outstanding resource for STEM units on contemporary technology and industry. In this title, take a look at the origins, leaders, and innovations of Twitter, the online social networking and microblogging service founded in 2006, which has hundreds of millions of users worldwide.

Science Fiction

Valerie Bodden (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566603829

A survey of the science fiction genre, from its Industrial Revolution-era origins and technological influences to the famous authors—such as Jules Verne—whose works have defined the genre over time.

The Story of Facebook

Sara Gilbert (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566601221

A look at the origins, leaders, growth, and innovations of Facebook, the online social networking service that was founded in 2004 and today has hundreds of millions of users worldwide.

The Future of Transporation

Lori Dittmer (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566601665

A look at potential future developments in transportation, including privately operated spacecraft, as well as electric cars and other technologies that are currently considered state-of-the-art.

The Future of Warfare

Diane Bailey (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566601672

A look at potential future developments in warfare, including advancements in robot technology, as well as satellite-guided bombs and other technologies that are currently considered state-of-the-art.

The Future of Communication

Diane Bailey (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566601634

A look at potential future developments in communication, including holograms, as well as the Global Positioning System and other technologies that are currently considered state-of-the-art.

The Future of Architecture

Lori Dittmer (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566601627

A look at potential future developments in architecture, including self-contained cities, as well as computerized blueprints and other technologies that are currently considered state-of-the-art.

Methods of Warfare

Jessica Gunderson (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566600651

An examination of the weapons, tactics, and strategies used in the ongoing war against Islamic extremists, from guerilla combat and suicide bombings to high-tech weapons and new laws.

The Future of Medicine

Lori Dittmer (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566601641

A look at potential future developments in medicine, including the use of nanotechnology, as well as genetic mapping and other technologies that are currently considered state-of-the-art.

The Future of Space Exploration

Diane Bailey (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566601658

A look at potential future developments in space exploration, including settlements on Mars, as well as orbiting telescopes and other technologies that are currently considered state-of-the-art.

Light

Jim Whiting (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566601405

An examination of the science behind the physical phenomenon known as light, including relevant theories and history-making discoveries as well as topics of current and future research.

Mass & Matter

Jim Whiting (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566601412

An examination of the science behind the physical concepts of mass and matter, including relevant theories and history-making discoveries as well as topics of current and future research.

Gravity

Jim Whiting (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566601399

An examination of the science behind the physical phenomenon known as gravity, including relevant theories and history-making discoveries as well as topics of current and future research.

Energy

Jim Whiting (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566601375

An examination of the science behind the physical phenomenon known as energy, including relevant theories and history-making discoveries as well as topics of current and future research.

Space & Time

Jim Whiting (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566601429

An examination of the science behind the abstract and physical concepts of space and time, including relevant theories and history-making discoveries as well as topics of current and future research.

Stars

Jim Whiting (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566601436

An examination of the science behind the astronomical phenomena known as stars, including relevant theories and history-making discoveries as well as topics of current and future research.

To the Ocean Deep

Valerie Bodden (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566600439

A history of the bathyscaphe Trieste's 1960 descent to the bottom of the ocean, detailing the challenges encountered, the individuals involved, the discoveries made, and how the expedition left its mark upon the world.

The Story of Amazon.com

Sara Gilbert (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566601207

A look at the origins, leaders, growth, and products of Amazon.com, the electronic commerce company that was founded in 1994 and today is the largest online retailer in the United States.

The Story of CNN

Sara Gilbert (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566601214

A look at the origins, leaders, growth, and innovations of CNN, the cable news channel that was founded in 1980 and today is one of the world's leading 24-hour television news networks.

The Story of eBay

Sara Gilbert (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566600323

A look at the origins, leaders, growth, and holdings of eBay, the online auction and shopping company that was founded in 1995 and today sells a multitude of collectibles and other consumer products.

The Story of Apple

Sara Gilbert (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566600316

A look at the origins, leaders, growth, and products of Apple, the consumer electronics company that was founded in 1976 and today manufactures some of the world's most popular computer products.

The Story of Wal-Mart

Sara Gilbert (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566600347

A look at the origins, leaders, growth, and operations of Wal-Mart, the discount retailing company whose first store opened in 1962 and which today is one of the largest corporations in the world.