Types of energy, renewable/nonrenewable resources
Terms in this set (37)
energy of motion
ability to do work
fossil fuel used to produce gasoline
energy stored in the center of an atom
energy stored in the chemical composition of matter
results from the vibration of particles in a solid, liquid, or gas
light energy transmitted through space by electromagnetic waves (xrays, microwaves)
the movement of electrons
energy stored in the nucleus of atoms
energy that moves objects from one place to another (jumping rope)
What are renewable resources?
solar, hydroelectric power, wind, biomass, geothermal
What are nonrenewable resources?
nuclear (atomic), petroleum (oil), natural gas, propane, coal---fossil fuels
burning fossil fuels creates problems on planet earth. What are these problems?
pollution and global warming
Gasoline is produced from which fossil fuel?
What is fission ?
splitting an atom releasing the energy inside
What energy transformation occurs when you eat food?
What energy transformation occurs when you turn on the television?
Electrical--sound, heat, light
What energy transformation occurs in a solar powered calculator?
What is another name for oil?
What is the energy supplied from splitting uranium atoms?
atomic or nuclear
What is the energy supplied from water moving through a dam?
What is the energy supplied from the heat inside the earth?
What is the energy supplied from moving air (wind)?
What is the energy supplied from the sun's radiation?
What does the term "energy transformation" mean?
energy changing from one form to another
Uranium: renewable or nonrenewable
Coal: renewable or nonrenewable
Petroleum: renewable or nonrenewable
Windmill: renewable or nonrenewable
Natural gas: renewable or nonrenewable
geothermal: renewable or nonrenewable
Hydroelectric power: renewable or nonrenewable
Solar energy: renewable or nonrenewable
Propane: renewable or nonrenewable
Most energy on earth comes from where?
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