Powering a City

Powering a City

by Edward Willett


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Generating electricity and distributing it to homes and businesses is a critical task for any modern city. Powering a City examines each step in this process, including ways in which cities are searching for cleaner sources of electricity. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject. Features include a table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Core Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781532114830
Publisher: ABDO Publishing Company
Publication date: 08/01/2018
Series: Inside Modern Cities
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 9.25(w) x 7.25(h) x 0.20(d)
Age Range: 9 - 10 Years

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Powered by Electricity 4

Chapter 2 Fossile Fuels 12

Chapter 3 Alternative Energy Sources 22

Chapter 4 The Power Grid 32

Fast Facts 42

Stop and Think 44

Glossary 46

Online Resoruces 47

Learn More 47

Index 48

About the Author 48

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