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Resources and Environmental Challenges Pictures and Definitions for Unit 10 Vocabulary
Organic matter, especially plant matter, that can be converted to fuel
The part of the energy in a substance that can be released by a chemical reaction
The transfer of heat between 2 parts of a stationary system caused by the temperature difference between the 2 parts.
The transfer of heat by circulation or movement of the heated parts of a liquid or a gas
Reef: a ridge of rocks/and or sand at or near the surface of the water. Coral Reef: A reef composed mainly of coral and other organic matter some of which gets solidified into limestone.
The intentional clearing of trees from a forest
The technical name for alcohol that is used as an additive or replacement for petroleum based fuels.
external energy sources
Outside processes or elements that provide the earth with energy. The sun, tides, and radioactive decay.
Energy in a mechanical system Kinetic (moving) + potential (stored) = usable energy released
non-renewable energy sources
Energy sources that cannot be replenished in a short period of time.
A way of creating energy that comes from splitting uranium atoms. The process of splitting atoms is called fission.
A molecule containing 3 oxygen atoms instead of 2. It is formed by electrical discharge combined with ultraviolet light
The act of making air, water or land unsafe
Energy transferred by electromagnetic waves
Total kinetic energy in all the particles of a substance; also called heat energy
Electricity generated using the power of falling water to turn turbines, usually associated with dams
A layer of the Earth’s atmosphere reaching from 16 – 50 kilometers above the surface
Usable energy that comes from resources which are continuously replenished
Movement of surface water caused by the sun and moon’s gravitational pull on the Earth
Movement of surface water that contains usable energy
Energy obtained from thermal energy inside Earth
Energy from the sun in the form of heat and light
Fuels that have been formed by organic remains of plants and animals
Energy Resources Renewable and Non Renewable.
Natural Resources Vocabulary
1 10 pt 15 pt 20 pt 25 pt 5 pt 10 pt 15 pt 20 pt 25 pt 5 pt 10 pt 15 pt 20 pt 25 pt 5 pt 10 pt 15 pt 20 pt 25 pt 5 pt 10 pt 15 pt 20 pt 25 pt 5 pt Energy.
Sources of Energy Renewable and Non- renewable. What is Energy? Energy is the ability to do work.
ENERGY SOURCES AND TYPES
Non-renewable& Renewable Energy. Non-Renewable Energy Sources Petroleum Natural Gas Coal Nuclear.
Energy What is energy? Energy is the ability to do work.
By: D. W., S. R., R. K., and F. B.. Nonrenewable Chemical energy Electrical energy Mechanical Energy Fossil fuels (coal, oil, natural gas, and uranium)
Forms of Energy. Ability to do work or cause change Produces Warmth Produces Light Produces Sound Produces Movement Produces Growth Powers Technology.
Making Electricity. A generator takes mechanical energy (movement) and turns it into electrical energy. A generator makes electricity by turning a.
Energy Resources Nonrenewable.
Energy The ability to do work or cause changes in matter.
THE ABILITY TO DO WORK OR TO CHANGE MATTER MOVEMENT SOUND HEAT LIGHT.
Energy. Chapter 15 Section 1 Vocabulary o Energy- is the ability to do work o Kinetic Energy- the energy of motion o Potential Energy- energy that is.
Introduction: Energy Unit. Energy Unit TEKS Objectives: TEK: Describe and compare renewable and non-renewable energy sources. Big Idea: Learn about and.
Energy Notes Foldables/notes.
What is energy? O Energy is the ability to do work. O Just as food gives us energy to focus and play. O Different forms of “natural” energy O potential.
Sci. 5-4 Energy Resources Pages
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