Catch the Wind, Harness the Sun

Catch the Wind, Harness the Sun

22 Super-Charged Projects for Kids

By Michael J. Caduto

Storey Publishing, Paperback, 9781603427944, 223pp.

Publication Date: April 2011


Kids ages 8 12 will love these 22 exciting activities and experiments focused on producing and playing with renewable energy. Projects range from the quick and simple like the Pie Plate Wind-Maker to the thrillingly large-scale, like Pedal Power, in which kids use a bicycle to power a 12-volt battery. Each activity teaches children about renewable energy and larger environmental issues. Education doesn t get more fun than this "Catch the Wind, Harness the Sun" offers more than enough to get any kid charged up about renewable energy.

About the Author
Michael J. Caduto is an author, storyteller, ecologist, and musician. He is the author of "Catch the Wind, Harness the Sun" and is well-known as the creator and co-author of the international best-selling "Keepers of the Earth" series. He also wrote "Native American Gardening, Earth Tales from Around the World, Pond and Brook, The Crimson Elf, In the Beginning", and "A Child of God". His many awards include The Aesop Prize, NAPPA Gold and Silver Awards, and a Storytelling World Honor Award. His articles have appeared in "Cricket, Ranger Rick", and "Nature Study". He can be found at He lives in Norwich, Vermont.

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