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American Wind Energy Association. They have fact sheets and brochures on wind energy and its potential. Contact them at 1730 N. Lynn St., Suite 610, Arlington, VA 22209.

Brown, Bob. Science Circus. New York: Fleet Publishing Corp., 1960. Demonstrate kinetic energy by making a yo-yo, page 134.

Conservation and Renewable Energy Inquiry and Referral Service (CAR-EIRS) has publications about energy efficiency at home, including renewable energy sources. Contact them at Box 8900, Silver Spring, MD 20907; tel. (800) 523-2929.

Gardner, Robert (1987). Energy Projects for Young Scientists. Franklin Watts, NY. ISBN 0-531-15129-8. Very thorough!

Parker, Steve. Mechanics: The Marshall Cavendish Science Project Book of Mechanics. New York: Marshall Cavendish Corp., 1986. Demonstrate energy transfer by making Newton's cradle, pp. 16-17.

Thomas Alva Edison Foundation, 1988. The Thomas Edison Book of Easy and Incredible Experiments. John Wiley & Sons, NY. ISBN 0-471-62089-0. Great book of experiments and background information from batteries to nuclear power to alternative energy sources. Lists several additional publications for reference.

U.S. Department of Energy. "Science Activities in Energy." Available from Technical Information Center, P.O. Box 62, Oak Ridge, TN 37830.