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  1. Preservation
  2. Resource
  3. Passive solar energy systems
  4. Nonferrous
  5. Ozone
  1. a A gas that absorbs ultraviolet solar radiation found in the stratosphere, a zone between 15 and 50 km above Earth's surface
  2. b Solar energy systems that collect energy without the use of mechanical devices
  3. c Metals utilized to make products other than iron and steel
  4. d A substance in the environment that is useful to people, is economically and technologically feasible to access and is socially acceptable to use.
  5. e Maintenance of a resource in its present condition with as little human impact as possible.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. The sustainable use and management of a natural resource through consuming it at a less rapid rate than it can be replaced
  2. The amount of a resource in deposits not yet identified but thought to exist
  3. Solar energy cells, usually made from silicon, that collect solar rays to generate electricity.
  4. Metals, including iron, that are utilized in the production of iron and steel
  5. A resource that has a theoretically unlimited supply and is not depleted when used by humans.

5 True/False questions

  1. Acid DepositionSulfur oxides and nitrogen, emitted by burning fossil fuels, enter the atmosphere - where they combine with oxygen and water to form sulfuric acid and nitric acid - and return to Earth's surface


  2. Chlorofluorocarbon (CFC)A gas used as a solvent, a propellant in aerosols, a refrigerant, and in plastic foams and fire extinguishers


  3. PollutionAddition of more waste than a resource can accommodate


  4. Animate PowerPower supplied by people or animals.


  5. Radiation wasteMaterials 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


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