5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Breeder reactor
- Sanitary Landfill
- Renewable Energy
- a A substance in the environment that is useful to people, is economically and technologically feasible to access and is socially acceptable to use.
- b A place to deposit solid waste, where a layer of earth is bulldozed over garbage each day to reduce emissions of gases and odors from the decaying trash, to minimize fires, and to discourage vermin
- c The sustainable use and management of a natural resource through consuming it at a less rapid rate than it can be replaced
- d A resource that has a theoretically unlimited supply and is not depleted when used by humans.
- e A nuclear power plant that creates its own fuel from plutonium
5 Multiple choice questions
- Power supplied by machines
- The amount of a resource in deposits not yet identified but thought to exist
- Solar energy cells, usually made from silicon, that collect solar rays to generate electricity.
- Materials from a nuclear reaction that emit radiation; contact with such particles may be harmful or lethal to people; therefore, the Materials must be safely stored for thousands of years
- Power generated from moving water
5 True/False questions
Passive solar energy systems → Solar energy systems that collect energy without the use of mechanical devices
Ozone → A gas that absorbs ultraviolet solar radiation found in the stratosphere, a zone between 15 and 50 km above Earth's surface
Sustainable development → A resource that has a theoretically unlimited supply and is not depleted when used by humans.
Chlorofluorocarbon (CFC) → Solar energy cells, usually made from silicon, that collect solar rays to generate electricity.
Fission → Addition of more waste than a resource can accommodate