How Does A Waterfall Become Electricity? (How Does It Happen)

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9781410934482: How Does A Waterfall Become Electricity? (How Does It Happen)

What is the world's tallest waterfall? How do dams help generate water power? What happens when a waterwheel spins? This series explores the causes and effects that shape our world. From the underwater volcanoes that sprout into islands, to the rushing waterfalls that spark electric currents, this series demonstrates how both natural and man-made phenomena occur.

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Mike Graf is a Heinemann-Raintree author.

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Speaks about waterfalls and waterwheels. Introduces hydroelectricity and shows examples of some famous hydroelectric plants. Touches on other types of energy and problems and benefits associated with water-power. Illustrations properly reflect the book be --Clark County School District Library Services

Reluctant readers in the upper elementary grades should be shown this terrific series which captures students attention with intriguing questions and bright, vivid photographs. Each chapter is covered in a double-paged spread with multi-colored backgroun --Library Media Connection

Readers looking for information about waterpower will find this book very useful. The book starts with the history of using water for energy and then covers how it creates electricity. The text is clear and easy to understand. Both advantages and problems --Omaha Public Schools

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