Fossil Fuels

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With easy-to-read text, full-color photos, and captivating graphics, this book examines the background, pros and cons, and future of oil, coal, and natural gas as power sources. Readers will learn how fossil fuels were formed and how they are obtained, transported, and used for energy. New technologies, the importing and exporting of fossil fuels, and the Kyoto Protocol are also discussed. Scientific beliefs about carbon dioxide emissions, pollution, and global warming are also addressed, as well as the greenhouse effect. In addition, easy ways to conserve energy are presented to readers. Informative sidebars, bold glossary terms, and an index accompany engaging text and interactive graphic elements.

Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
BISACS JNF037020, JNF051100
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Science, Technology
Copyright 2008
Division Abdo Publishing
Imprint Checkerboard Library
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Season 2007-01-09
Item No 8805-5
Title Format Reinforced Hardcover
Dewey 333.8
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 8 x 8
Guided Reading Level T
ATOS Reading Level 6.1
ATOS Interest Level LG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 116623
Accelerated Reader® Points 1.0

Author: Jill C. Wheeler

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