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Hydrogen - Hot Stuff, Cool Science
HYDROGEN — Hot Stuff, Cool Science: Discover the Future of Energy 2nd Edition by Rex A. Ewing
exciting new energy technologies that can release hydrogen from fossil
fuels, biomass and even water, and how this could lead to
hydrogen-powered cars, homes and cities.
“This book is amazing. It has helped me explain the complex science of hydrogen to Wall Street investors.” — Brion Tanous, Next Generation Energy, Merriman Curhan Ford & Co.
"The world needs more writing like this, a merging of art and science
that puts the concepts within reach of everyone. Phenomenal!" — Dr. Cortney Martin, Virginia Tech
“Whether it’s read for content, for pleasure, or as a source of great
read-aloud anecdotes, this book provides the most current information
on hydrogen and other energy technologies in an enjoyable way.” — Richard Smith for National Science Teachers Association
“The International Youth Fuel Cell Competition will continue to recommend this excellent resource
for the academic segment of our competition. The students thoroughly
enjoy the entertaining format while studying the comprehensive
information about hydrogen energy.” — Kay Larson, IYFCC Director; owner - FuelCellStore.com
PART ONE: Laying the Foundation
Creation of Atomic Elements
Fission & Fusion Reactions
Nature of Molecular Bonds
How the Greenhouse Effect Works
Overview of U.S. Energy Consumption
PART TWO: Where In The World Is The Hydrogen?
Fundamentals of Electrolysis
Alternate Ways to Cleave Hydrogen from Water
Extracting Hydrogen from Coal, Natural Gas & Biomass
This book has been used as a teacher/student resource by the National Science Bowl
in preparing middle school students for the competition. Other high
school science teachers have found it to be an excellent tool in the
classroom, and so we put together a Study Guide supplement.
Hydrogen Study Guide Supplement for Teachers $10.00 Contains questions for each chapter (editable text & PDF files) and fun crossword puzzles.
Rex Ewing’s diverse interests have led him from Colorado to Costa Rica
to Alaska, working cattle and horses, mining gold, and formulating
equine supplements. He now lives at the end of a bad dirt road in the
Colorado Rockies with his wife LaVonne and two dogs. There he writes
novels and non-fiction books from his hand-hewn log cabin powered by the
sun and wind.
ISBN 978-0-9773724-1-6 288 pages • 6 x 9 paperback illustrated • 2007