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Explore Natural Resources! With 25 Great Projects By Anita Yasuda
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What are natural resources? And why is it important to prevent natural resources from being wasted? The 25 projects in Explore Natural Resources! inspire young readers ages 6–9 to have fun... More > while learning why natural resources are important to all living things and how every child can take care of the earth’s resources through reducing, reusing, and recycling. Kids will learn about national parks and early environmentalists, Earth celebrations, and the science behind renewable and nonrenewable resources. By making a wind-powered car, creating a solar catcher, and calculating their water footprint, children will discover that everything comes from the earth. Projects are easy to follow, require little adult supervision, and use commonly found household products, many from the recycling box. Through fun facts, trivia, jokes, comics, and hands-on activities, kids will Explore Natural Resources! and gain an appreciation of earth’s resources, from its vast oceans to its open skies.< Less
COLLECTED ESSAYS By John Scales Avery
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This is a collection of essays published in the alternative media, primarily during 2012 and 2013. All of the essays aim at finding solutions to the serious global problems with which we are... More > confronted in the 21st century.< Less
Project for powerful wind power plants with vertical axis of rotation By Giacinto Libertini
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This work proposes an entirely new type of plants, with a vertical axis of rotation, and with reduced costs, due to the method of construction and to the reduction in materials used. In addition, the... More > most interesting aspect is the possibility of constructing plants that are much more powerful than those existing at present with a linear increase of the costs/power ratio. In fact, by building plants with an effective power 20 times greater than that of the most powerful current wind power plants built to date, about 68,000 plants would be sufficient to meet today’s world energy needs satisfied by non-renewable sources. Furthermore, in a future scenario with world population increased to 10 billion and average consumption per capita equal to that of the most industrialized countries (but excluding countries with high consumption of energy), the overall energy needs would be covered by about 165,000 plants.< Less
Energee! By Peter Yates & Michael Dyer
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Energee! is lively, engaging musical theatre - written for schools and youth theatre groups about the serious subject of renewable and non-renewable energy. As well as some major non-singing roles,... More > there are the usual opportunities for solos and ensembles - this is an inclusive show! Lasting around 70 mins., it is an ideal vehicle for a large cast to enjoy themselves and an opportunity to launch many curricular-related school or community projects. And if there are some facts and information about the Earth's diminishing energy resources absorbed along the way then it won't be the end of the world.< Less
After The Apocalypse: The New Way By David Anderson
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Human civilization in 2012 is rapidly moving towards an inevitable collapse. A huge and growing human population; rapid depletion of non-renewable natural resources; escalating deterioration of the... More > environment; dysfunctional government, economic and financial systems; massive and rapidly increasing public and private debt; are all unsustainable and leading towards the Apocalypse. A small group of bloggers came up with a contingency plan for how to do it right, more sustainably, the next time, after the Apocalypse. On December 21, 2012 the world economic and financial system collapse and the Apocalypse ensues. Two hundred and eighty five years after 2012 remnant populations of humans are living as hunter gatherers. In accordance with the contingency plan, a group of Monks emerge from a hidden location to teach these remnants the New Way.< Less