6th Science - Ch. 5 "Natural Resources"
Terms in this set (16)
resource that is used faster than it can be replaced
by natural processes
is energy released from atomic reactions
a process in which mined land must be recovered with soil and replanted with vegetation
rule dealing with procedures, such as safety
a resource that can be replaced by natural processes in a relatively short amount of time
energy produced by burning organic matter, such as wood, food scraps, and alcohol
thermal energy from Earth's interior
electricity produced by flowing water
is energy from the sun
a group of wind turbines that produce electricity
cutting of large areas of forests for human activities
deposit of a mineral that is large enough to be mined for a profit
to keep safe from injury, harm, or destruction
rainwater that does not soak into the ground and flows over Earth's surface
is precipitation that has a pH less than 5.6
brownish haze produced when nitrogen compounds and other pollutants in the air react
in the presence of sunlight
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