Hydrogen: Running on Water

Hydrogen: Running on Water

by Niki Walker
Hydrogen: Running on Water

Hydrogen: Running on Water

by Niki Walker


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While it may not be as simple as pouring water into a gas tank, water, or at least the hydrogen that makes up water, will one day become a significant source of energy. In this important new book, children will discover not only what hydrogen is, but also how this simple element can create clean energy. Hydrogen’s past deals with hot air balloons and airships, its present, space shuttles and fuel cells. What fascinating technologies await its future? Other topics include
• What is energy?
• the reasons why clean energy is so important
• the technologies that convert hydrogen to useable energy
• the obstacles that must be overcome before hydrogen can be a reliable energy source
• a case study highlighting Iceland’s plan to switch to a society run on hydrogen
• What is a “hydrogen economy”?
• a timeline that provides dates for historical breakthroughs in energy production

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780778729150
Publisher: Crabtree Classics
Publication date: 11/28/2006
Series: Energy Revolution Series , #4
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.30(d)
Lexile: NC1120L (what's this?)
Age Range: 7 - 12 Years
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