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Solar energy at work

David Petersen

Solar energy at work

by David Petersen

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Published by Childrens Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Solar energy -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Solar energy.,
  • Solar energy -- Experiments.,
  • Experiments.

  • About the Edition

    Briefly describes past and present uses of solar energy, especially for heating and electricity. Includes instructions for three simple experiments and a glossary.

    Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementby David Petersen.
    SeriesA New true book
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTJ810.3 .P48 1985
    The Physical Object
    Pagination45 p. :
    Number of Pages45
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2860429M
    ISBN 100516019422
    LC Control Number84023208

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