Studying Natural Resources in 5th Grade. Test on Tuesday, December 7, 2010. Teacher: Darlene Tresselt.
Terms in this set (16)
Useful mineral and other materials that people take from the Earth.
A resource that can't be replaced.
A resource that is replaced as it is used.
A natural resource that can be reused.
Coal, natural gas, and petroleum are valuable resources known as Fossil Fuels.
The world's most widely used fossil fuel.
Mostly a gas called methane that is found in petroleum.
Coal is the most common fossil fuel.
Free, nonpolluting, and inexhaustible are 3 good reasons for using windmills.
The energy of sunlight.
Alternative Energy Source
Developed to reduce the use of fossil fuels.
Electricity generated from the force called falling water.
Heat from inside the Earth.
Fuels formed from biomass or organic matter.
Rock formed from sediments which have cemented together.
The remains or traces found in sedimentary rock.