Energy: Reading for Grades 6-8

Literature Connections are a leading feature of all PLT materials, including our energy curriculum. Explore the reading recommendations below or download the full list.

Clean Energy by Laurie Goldman

Clean Energy
by Laurie Goldman
This book focuses on alternative energy, such as solar, wind, and biofuel. This book gives an overview of how these energies work, and how they are crucial to creating sustainable energy for the planet.
ISBN-10: 159643578X

Energy by Jack Challoner

Energy
by Jack Challoner
This book presents a fascinating overview of energy. It provides great visuals and explanations to help keep kids engaged.  
ISBN-10: 0756693004recommended-reading/books-about-energy-grades-6-8/

Energy by Chris Woodford

Energy
by Chris Woodford
See for Yourself: Energy explores everything from propulsion and meteors to the destructive forces of volcanoes and forest fires.
ISBN-10: 0756625610

Energy of the Future by Angela Royston

Energy of the Future
by Angela Royston
This book describes how generating electricity contributes to global warming. It looks at the technology that is being developed to generate electricity without burning fossil fuels.
ISBN-10: 1432901346

Power and Energy by Chris Woodford

Power and Energy
by Chris Woodford
Machines may be as simple or a complex, but all work along the same basic principles. Power and Energy explains how all machines harness energy, whether by fuel, solar, or electric power, and how they all contribute to making our lives much easier.
ISBN-10: 0816054401 

Using Nuclear Energy by John Townsend

Using Nuclear Energy
by John Townsend
Find out how scientists discovered nuclear power, what happens if you split an atom, and about the immense blast a nuclear weapon can create. Learn about fission, and chain reactions. See how power plants deal with nuclear waste, calculate how much radiation is around you, and discover the many uses of radioactive material in our homes, schools, factories, and hospitals.
ISBN-10: 1432924893

Jackie Stallard

Jackie Stallard

Jackie is Director of Curriculum & Partnerships for Project Learning Tree.

Jackie Stallard

Jackie Stallard

Jackie is Director of Curriculum & Partnerships for Project Learning Tree.
Jackie Stallard

Jackie Stallard

Jackie is Director of Curriculum & Partnerships for Project Learning Tree.

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