The story behind oil
|Format:||Print Book 2009|
|Availability:||Available at 2 Libraries 2 of 2 copies|
Where does oil come from? What is 'Greek fire'? How does an oil pump work? To uncover the hidden facts behind everyday things, explore the secrets of True Stories. True Stories reveals the surprising truth about a range of subjects. Discover everything you could wish to know, and some things you'll wish you didn't, about a huge range of topics!
ContentsOil from the Earth
Energy trapped underground
Discovery and early use
The oil age
Age of the automobile
The problem with petroleum
The future of oil.
|Series||True stories (Heinemann Library (Firm))|
-- Juvenile literature.
|Publisher|| Chicago, Ill :Heinemann Library,2009
|Other Titles|| Oil
32 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color map ; 27 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.