Each book in this series follows a packet of energy along a journey. Each stage of the journey is described in a short chapter, and we learn what alternative paths the energy might have taken along the way. This book shows how the energy in falling water is turned into energy to power an electric car. It explains how hydroelectric power stations work, the science of electricity, how cars are made and how they use electricity, and how electric cars work. The topics covered are illustrated with experiments, amazing facts and scientific discoveries.How do cars make electricity? Before a car can go anywhere, the engine has to be started. The energy needed to start the engine is stored in the cara#39;s battery. The battery powers a small electric motor that starts the engine. It also powers the anbsp;...
|Title||:||From Falling Water to Electric Car|
|Publisher||:||Raintree - 2015-05-07|