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The Next Wave

The Quest to Harness the Power of the Oceans

Scientists in the Field Series

by Elizabeth Rusch

Synopsis

Journey to the wave-battered coast of the Pacific Northwest to meet some of the engineers and scientists working to harness the punishing force of our oceans, one of the nature’s powerful and renewable energy sources. With an array of amazing devices that cling to the bottom of the sea floor and surf on the crests of waves, these explorers are using a combination of science, imagination, and innovation to try to capture wave energy in the hopes of someday powering our lives in a cleaner, more sustainable way.

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Book Information

Copyright year 2014
ISBN-13 9780544099999
ISBN-10 0544099990
Class Copyright
Publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Subject Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size 0 MB
Number of Pages 80
Shelf No. KV855
Grade Range 5 - 9
Ages 10 - 14
Lexile 1070L