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Contest Between the Sun and the Wind An Aesop s Fable

Author : Heather Forest
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Read Along or Enhanced eBook: Based on a fable from Aesop, the Sun and the Wind test their strength by seeing which of them can cause a man to remove his coat, demonstrating the value of using gentle persuasion rather than brute force as a means of achieving a goal.

Wind Waves and the Sun

Author : Cathleen Small
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One of the greatest challenges facing our environment today is pollution and carbon emissions from our increasing demand for energy. Also faced with finite fossil fuel sources, renewable energy technologies are being developed to be sustainable both in their source and for our environment. This book discusses the history of alternative and renewable energy sources, such as wind, wave, and solar power, through to cutting-edge developments, including their technological, social, and economic challenges.

The North Wind the Sun

Author : Grace Hansen
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This book takes a closer look at The North Wind and the Sun fable. The first chapters introduce who Aesop may have been and what a fable is. The following chapters will feature the fable in its entirety and important lessons one can learn from the fable, like how respect can get you further than pushiness. QR Codes in the book give readers access to book-specific resources to further their learning. Aligned to Common Core standards & correlated to state standards. DiscoverRoo is an imprint of Pop!, a division of ABDO.

Catch the Wind Harness the Sun

Author : Michael J. Caduto
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Get charged up about energy! With more than 20 fun activities and experiments that will have children ages 8 to 12 enthusiastically engaged with making and using renewable energy, Michael J. Caduto takes a hands-on approach to fighting climate change. Step-by-step instructions for projects range from using the sun to make fires to charging electronic devices by peddling your bicycle. Additional energy case studies encourage kids to think about the basic tenets of resource management. Change the world — one miniature windmill at a time.

Naturally Animated Architecture Using The Movements Of The Sun Wind And Rain To Bring Indoor Spaces And Sustainable Practices To Life

Author : Kevin Nute
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This video-augmented book explains how the natural movements of the sun, wind and rain can be used to improve the well-being of people in buildings and raise awareness of sustainable living practices. In demonstrating how buildings can be designed to reconcile their traditional role as shelter from the elements with the active inclusion of their movement, the book shows how, in the process of separating us from the extremes of the natural world, architecture can also be a means of reconnecting us with nature.Related Link(s)

The Science Behind Wonders of the Sun

Author : Suzanne Garbe
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"Scientific explanations of natural phenomena caused by the Sun"--

Here Comes the Sun Perhaps

Author : Brian Wilson
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This is a great book to pick up over a cup of coffee as the stories are short and entertaining. Brian Wilsons short stories have been described as being like a box of chocolates, each one being delightful but quite different. Some of the stories are humorous, while others are thought provoking, and there is a story for everyone. Hold on tight as Wilson takes you on a journey through life. Look out for the twists and turns on the way. Wilson has been described as a master of short story twists. Here Comes the SunPerhaps? will take you on a journey through the spring of life, leaving behind winterthe Bumpy Roads (his previous book). The dark clouds have now parted and the sun emerges, promising new beginnings and a warmer approach to life. But life is never predictable, and the best of plans sometimes fall apart and the humour of life surfaces. Brian Wilsons collection comprises thirty entertaining short stories plus the contribution by a new short story writer. The stories are set in New Zealand, China, Japan, England, Zambia, India, and Fiji. Brian Wilson is well travelled and uses his overseas experiences as a basis for these stories. Having an MA (honours) in psychology, he understands how people tick, and his characters are very real and his stories true to life.

Protection from Sun and Wind

Author : Ida Tomshinsky
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The book Protection from Sun and Wind is a new book about out the great outdoors and the logical topic of protecting from the elements of sun and wind, with use of common fashion accessories, from both historic and geographical perspectives. Feeling good means looking good, and this could be translated as wisdom of words of health and wellness. The lessons of solar exposure, melanoma, and the skin cancer awareness do not mean that we should stay indoors. The Florida Author, Ida Tomshinsky, invites you to grab some sunscreens, protective clothing, and sunglasses. Get ready to learn about the sun power and changing environmental factors in hot summers and in cold windy winters. The storyline in the book makes readers to think about makeup and fashion accessories of the past and present times, to make the connection between the seasons, places, people, and events that occurred years and miles apart, and in the end, all the pieces will fit together in one complete puzzle. The book is a continuation of the History of Fashion Accessories Series with new topics of cosmetics, and exposure to the elements of sun and wind.

Sun Wind and Light Architectural Design Strategies

Author : Mark DeKay
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An updated guide to designing buildings that heat with the sun, cool with the wind, and light with the sky. This fully updated Third Edition covers principles of designing buildings that use the sun for heating, wind for cooling, and daylight for natural lighting. Using hundreds of illustrations, this book offers practical strategies that give the designer the tools they need to make energy efficient buildings. Hundreds of illustrations and practical strategies give the designer the tools they need to make energy efficient buildings. Organized to quickly guide the designer in making buildings respond to the sun, wind and light.


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Renewable Energy Systems and Desalination is a component of Encyclopedia of Water Sciences, Engineering and Technology Resources in the global Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS), which is an integrated compendium of twenty one Encyclopedias. The two volumes present state-of-the art subject matter of various aspects of Renewable Energy Systems and Desalination such as: A Short Historical Review Of Renewable Energy; Renewable Energy Resources; Desalination With Renewable Energy - A Review; Renewable Energy And Desalination Systems; Why Use Renewable Energy For Desalination; Thermal Energy Storage; Electrical Energy Storage; Tidal Energy; Desalination Using Tidal Energy; Wave Energy; Availability Of Wind Energy And Its Estimation; The Use Of Geothermal Energy In Desalination; Solar Radiation Energy (Fundamentals); High Temperature Solar Concentrators; Medium Temperature Solar Concentrators (Parabolic-Troughs Collectors); Low Temperature Solar Collectors; Solar Photovoltaic Energy Conversion; Photovoltaics; Flat-Plate Collectors; Large Active Solar Systems: Load; Integration Of Solar Pond With Water Desalination; Large Active Solar Systems: Typical Economic Analysis; Evacuated Tube Collectors; Parabolic Trough Collectors; Central Receivers; Configuration, Theoretical Analysis And Performance Of Simple Solar Stills; Development In Simple Solar Stills; Multi-Effect Solar Stills; Materials For Construction Of Solar Stills; Reverse Osmosis By Solar Energy; Solar Distillation; Solar Photochemistry; Photochemical Conversion Of Solar Energy; Availability Of Solar Radiation And Its Estimation; Economics Of Small Solar-Assisted Multipleeffect Seawater Distillation Plants; A Solar-Assisted Sea Water Multiple Effect Distillation Plant 15 Years Of Operating Performance (1985-1999);Mathematical Simulation Of A Solar Desalination Plant; Mathematical Models Of Solar Energy Conversion Systems; Multiple Effect Distillation Of Seawater Using Solar Energy – The Case Of Abu Dhabi Solar Desalination Plant; Solar Irradiation Fundamentals; Water Desalination By Humidification And Dehumidification Of Air, Seawater Greenhouse Process. These volumes are aimed at the following five major target audiences: University and College Students Educators, Professional Practitioners, Research Personnel and Policy and Decision Makers