Maps of the Environmental World: Energy Resources

Author: Meg Gillett Jack Gillett
Publisher: Wayland (Publishers) Ltd
Category: Children's Geography Books, Sciences, The Environment
Age Group: 12-17
Book Format: Paperback

Each title in this series addresses an environmental topic and illustrates its aspects with the help of maps. This title presents energy resources, and explains key ideas, concepts and vocabulary. Twelve spreads each introduce an area of the world, including a map locating relevant sites, graphs offering comparative data and photography.A spread at the back of the book provides further study and comparison exercises.

Table Of Contents
1: The World - The growing need for energy

2: The British Isles - Wind power

3: Europe - Fossil fuels

4: Europe - Wave and tidal power

5: Russian Federation and Kazakhstan - Natural gas

6: The Middle East - Oil

7: India - Biomass energy

8: China - Coal

9: Japan - Nuclear power

10: Australia - Uranium mining

11: New Zealand - Geothermal energy

12: North America - Hydro-electric power

13: Brazil - Ethanol production

14: Africa - Fuelwood

15: Africa - Solar energy

16: Now test yourself!

17: Glossary

18: Index
About Jack Gillett
Jack and Meg Gillett are both experienced geography teachers in primary and secondary schools and have written several geography books for Hodder Murray including those on mapskills, ecosystems and the environment.


SKU BK-9780750282727
Barcode # 9780750282727
Brand Wayland (Publishers) Ltd
Artist / Author Meg Gillett Jack Gillett
Shipping Weight 0.2000kg
Shipping Width 0.131m
Shipping Height 0.003m
Shipping Length 0.394m

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