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With more than twenty million copies sold in forty languages in ninety countries worldwide, DK Eyewitness been the most trusted young adult nonfiction book series for more than thirty years. Visually engaging, informative, and lively, the one-hundred-plus titles in the Eyewitness series focus on subjects that complement students' personal interests and areas of study to make learning simple and fun. The most trusted nonfiction series for teachers, librarians, and parents Wall charts and clip art CDs are perfect for school projects and homework help Unique integration of words and pictures make the series an ideal match for reluctant readers and ESL students
From acclaimed Scientists in the Field author, Elizabeth Rusch, comes the electrifyingand#160;story of the scientists and engineers who are working to transform ocean wavesand#160;into electricity that energizes our lives.
Journey to the wave-battered coast of the Pacific Northwest toand#160;meet some of the engineers and scientistsand#160;working to harness the punishing force of our oceans, one of the natureand#8217;s powerful and renewable energy sources. With an array of amazingand#160;devices that cling to the bottom of the sea floor and surf on the crests of waves, these explorers are using a combination of science, imagination, and innovationand#160;to try to captureand#160;wave energyand#160;in the hopes ofand#160;someday powering our lives in a cleaner, more sustainable way.