The nucleus of a radioactive atom is split, forming lighter elements and releasing a huge amount of energy.
Electricity produced by moving water
A specially constructed sandwich of silicon and other materials that converts light energy to electricity.
Energy produced by heat within the Earth's crust.
Energy produced by the force of moving air.
Organic matter such as plant and animal waste that contains stored energy from sunlight and can be burned as fuel.
Hydrogen Fuel Cell
A device the produces electricity by separating hydrogen into protons and electrons.
Any energy source, organism or substance found in nature that people use.
A natural resource that exists in a fixed amount or that is used up faster than it can be replaced in nature.
A natural resource that can be replaced in nature at about the same rate it is used.
A non-renewable energy source formed from ancient plants and animals buried in Earth's crust for millions of years.
A solid fossil fuel formed underground from buried and decayed plant material.
A liquid that forms underground in porous rocks.
A gas that is formed underground in porous rocks.
The atom that is used in nuclear power plants to make electricity.
A form of energy that is generated from the sun.
This means protecting, restoring, and managing natural resources so that they last as long as possible. It also reduced amount of pollution.
This is a way of conservation by lowering the amount of things you throw away, or turning off lights.
This is a way of conservation by reusing items instead of throwing them away like plastic water bottles.
This involves recovering materials that people usually throw away like newspapers, bottles, glass, aluminum cans.
The part of an energy producing system that makes or generates electricity.