Answer to Column 1 $400 Why are fossil fuels and nuclear energy called nonrenewable resources?
Column 1 Question $400 There is a limited supply. They cannot be replaced in a person’s lifetime.
Answer to Column 2 $100 Name the renewable resources we studied.
Column 2 Question $100 Solar Biomass Geothermal Wind Hydropower
Answer to Column 2 $200 What type of colors absorb solar/light energy the best?
Column 2 Question $200 Dark colors absorb solar/light energy best.
Answer to Column 2 $300 Why do we call wind, hydropower, geothermal, biomass, and solar energy renewable resources?
Column 2 Question $300 They are abundant. They are renewed within a person’s lifetime.
Answer to Column 2 $400 Choose one renewable resource and explain how it is always available. Example: Biomass = available as long as wastes are decomposing.
Column 2 Question $400 Hydropower = Water Cycle Wind Power = Uneven heating and cooling of the Earth. Solar = Sun is always shining Geothermal = Heat from the Earth’s core
Answer to Column 3 $100 What turns the turbine?
Column 3 Question $100 Fossil Fuels, and Geothermal = Steam Hydropower and Wind = flowing water or air
Answer to Column 3 $200 Which resource in most used in Northeast Ohio to create electricity? Why?
Column 3 Question $200 Coal Most abundant in Northeast Ohio.
Answer to Column 3 $300 Explain how electricity is created using Solar Power.
Column 3 Question $300 Sunlight strikes a solar cell, electrons move around, this begins the electric current.
Answer to Column 3 $400 Explain how electricity is created using hydropower.
Column 3 Question $400 The sun causes the water cycle which replenishes the Earth’s water. The water flows (either down stream or down from a water tower) it turns a wheel turbine which spins an electric generator creating electricity that is sent through power lines.
Answer to Column 4 $100 Why is it necessary to reduce our use of nonrenewable resources.
Column 4 Question $100 They are limited. They are detrimental to the environment.
Answer to Column 4 $200 What should we use instead of nonrenewable resources.
Column 4 Question $200 Use renewable resources, especially those that are in abundance where energy is needed. Example: Pennsylvania = Cow manure
Answer to Column 4 $300 How can we conserve our energy use?
Column 4 Question $300 Possible choices: reduce, reuse, recycle Turn electric devices off when not using them.
Answer to Column 4 $400 Identify 5 things that you do to conserve electricity.
Column 4 Question $400 Possible choices: reduce, reuse, recycle Turn electric devices off when not using them.