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Rebecca Felix


1st, 2nd, 3rd


Science, English Language Arts

Resource Type

  • Ebooks

Regional Focus


Earth's Energy Resources: Solar Energy

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  • This digital book by Epic! provides basic information about solar energy, including passive solar and solar cell technology.
Teaching Tips


  • In Epic, you can track daily reading, student logs, assignments, and quizzes.

Additional Prerequisites

  • You must create a free account as an educator to access this book. Students can be added to your class using a class code.
  • The words "climate change" are not mentioned in this book.


  • Students can click any word to get an audio pronunciation and definition.
  • There is a glossary of terms at the end of the book.
Scientist Notes
This short book puts the process of using solar energy to create power into very simple terms. While the full explanation is of course more thorough, this basic explanation is correct. This resource is recommended for teaching.
  • English Language Arts
    • Reading (K-12)
      • R.2.7 Interpret words and phrases as they are used in various texts, including determining technical, connotative, and figurative meanings, and analyze how specific word choices shape meaning or tone.
      • R.2.12 Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.
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