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Energy Sources: Suggested Databases
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Use the Gale ebooks database to locate general information about your topic. Some of the e-books included for this topic include:
Alternative Energy by Galè
Energy in Context by GaleEnergy is a subject that impacts lives and economies across the globe. Energy: In Context helps students understand the fundamentals of energy science, while also exploring the social, political, economic, and cultural factors that impact how we find, use, store, and sometimes waste energy. The 224 signed, alphabetically arranged entries meet the needs of students from high school through college as well as public library users concerned about this important resource. Each entry follows a standard set of rubrics, including Introduction, 01 Historical Background and Scientific Foundations, | and |Impacts and Issues.| Unfamiliar terms are called out in a Glossary box in each entry in addition to being defined in the text. Each entry includes a bibliography; many also feature interesting sidebars. Some 50 primary source documents and 270 color images, illustrations, and other graphics further enhance the text.|PIM|31-MAY-18|01
Renewable Energy Research by Stuart K. KallenInventors racing to replace fossil fuels in the twenty-first century are embracing green-tech solutions and cutting-edge science. This is driving research in solar, wind, biomass, geothermal, and fuel cell technology. This title examines the science behind green technology in the following chapters: What Is Renewable Energy?; Heat and Light; Wind and Water; Biomass; and Hydrogen Fuel Cells.
The Science in Context database is your go-to resource for all topics science. Results are grouped by source type, the best ones for this project will probably be:
Reference: General Overviews
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The Opposing Viewpoints database provides a variety of general information about a wide range of issues. The results that you might find helpful include: