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8th Science EOG Prep List 1 (Energy)
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energy we can use which comes from the natural environment
any natural resource or energy source that can be replenished naturally in a short period of time
a natural resource or energy source that cannot be reused or replaced easily
when it's used up it cannot be replaced.
Removed or taken out
coal, oil, natural gas, and other fuels that are ancient remains of plants and animals
flammable gas that occurs naturally underground
energy from the sun that is converted into thermal or electrical energy
a type of renewable energy that is generated deep within the earth
the energy produced from moving water
a natural resource that humans use to generate power
energy from any material that comes from plants or microorganisms that were recently living
energy created by fission or fusion
energy is captured with wind turbines
a semiconductor that converts visible light into direct current (DC).
consumption of a resource faster than it can be replenished
Protecting and preserving natural resources and the environment
Gases in Earth's atmosphere that trap heat near the surface
Heat stored in rock and trapped in liquids such as water and brine
Temperature decreases to about -90C at the highest altitude of 80km of which layer?
If the Energy Star model uses only 40 percent of the amount of electricity used by the non-Energy Star model, how much money would you save on your electric bill over 5 years by buying the efficient model?
How does the nutritional value of organic produce compare to the other produce?
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