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37 terms
Earth Science - Energy Resources
nonrenewable energy
renewable energy
off-shore drilling
natural gas
energy resources that can not be replaced at a rate equal to,…
Any source of energy that can be continually produced... Example…
Searching for oil or gas in an ocean
A nonrenewable resource that is used in heating systems, in s…
nonrenewable energy
energy resources that can not be replaced at a rate equal to,…
renewable energy
Any source of energy that can be continually produced... Example…
36 terms
Earth Science Energy Resources
natural resource
examples of natural resources
where most of the earth's energy origi…
renewable resource
any natural material that is used by humans
water, wind, animals, minerals, rocks, plants
the sun
a natural resource that can be replaced at the same rate at w…
natural resource
any natural material that is used by humans
examples of natural resources
water, wind, animals, minerals, rocks, plants
37 terms
Earth Science - Energy Resources
nonrenewable energy
renewable energy
off-shore drilling
natural gas
energy resources that can not be replaced at a rate equal to,…
Any source of energy that can be continually produced... Example…
Searching for oil or gas in an ocean
A nonrenewable resource that is used in heating systems, in s…
nonrenewable energy
energy resources that can not be replaced at a rate equal to,…
renewable energy
Any source of energy that can be continually produced... Example…
20 terms
Earth Science - Energy Resources
Explain what deforestation
Name 3 things that wood are used for
Define Selective Cutting and Clear cut…
How does the amount of wood used by US…
Deforestation is clearing Earth's forests on a massive scale,…
fuel, building materials, and pape
Selective cutting is where we only cut certain trees, and lea…
United States per capita wood consumption (72.8 billion cubic…
Explain what deforestation
Deforestation is clearing Earth's forests on a massive scale,…
Name 3 things that wood are used for
fuel, building materials, and pape
24 terms
Earth Science Energy Resources
Two of the cheapest energy sources
Most expensive energy source
Is often times clean, but has a substa…
Energy sources that don't release carbon
Fossil Fuels, Nuclear
Solar
Hydroelectric
Nuclear, All Renewable Energy sources
Two of the cheapest energy sources
Fossil Fuels, Nuclear
Most expensive energy source
Solar
32 terms
GHHS EARTH SCIENCE - Energy Resources Vocabulary
Renewable Resource
Nonrenewable Resource
Ore
Metals
a resource that can be replenished (get more) within a human…
a resource that has limited amounts and no more can be made -…
The desired mineral resource that is in its raw form, often m…
resources that are typically shiny in appearance and are also…
Renewable Resource
a resource that can be replenished (get more) within a human…
Nonrenewable Resource
a resource that has limited amounts and no more can be made -…
10 terms
Energy Resources (Earth Science)
Fuel
Peat
Fossil Fuels
Photovoltaic Cells
Materials that are burned to produce heat or power
Used as fuel today is several thousands of years old
Energy sources that formed over geologic time as a result of…
Thin transparent wafers made up of layers of boron and phosph…
Fuel
Materials that are burned to produce heat or power
Peat
Used as fuel today is several thousands of years old
20 terms
Energy Resources EARTH SCIENCE
what are fossil fuels
where does coal begin forming
what are the four stages of coal forma…
What are the different ways you can ex…
organic origin of coal, petroleum, and natural gas
from dead plants and other organisms
pleat,lignite,bituminous,anthracite
subsurface, open pit, strip, mountain top mining
what are fossil fuels
organic origin of coal, petroleum, and natural gas
where does coal begin forming
from dead plants and other organisms
36 terms
Earth Science Chapter 5 Energy Resources
natural resource
examples of natural resources
where most of the earth's energy origi…
renewable resource
any natural material that is used by humans
water, wind, animals, minerals, rocks, plants
the sun
a natural resource that can be replaced at the same rate at w…
natural resource
any natural material that is used by humans
examples of natural resources
water, wind, animals, minerals, rocks, plants
23 terms
Earth Science: Chapter 11 - Energy Resources
fuel
energy transformation
combustion
fossil fuel
a substance that provides energy as the result of a chemical…
a change from one form of energy to another
the process of burning a fuel
a trace of an ancient organism that has been preserved in rock
fuel
a substance that provides energy as the result of a chemical…
energy transformation
a change from one form of energy to another
14 terms
Earth Science: Ch. 5 - Energy and Mineral Resources
fossil fuels
coal
oil
natural gas
Fuels that form from the remains of plants and other organism…
A rock that contains at least 50% plant remains. This is the…
A thick, black liquid formed from the buried remains of micro…
A fossil fuel that forms under similar conditions and often w…
fossil fuels
Fuels that form from the remains of plants and other organism…
coal
A rock that contains at least 50% plant remains. This is the…
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Earth Science - Energy/Mineral Resources, Weathering/Soil
fossil fuels
coal
oil
natural gas
Fuels that form from the remains of plants and other organism…
A rock that contains at least 50% plant remains. This is the…
A thick, black liquid formed from the buried remains of micro…
A fossil fuel that forms under similar conditions and often w…
fossil fuels
Fuels that form from the remains of plants and other organism…
coal
A rock that contains at least 50% plant remains. This is the…
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MU earth science Energy resources
Renewable vs. nonrenewable
Kind of energy:
What is coal?
Where is coal made?
Renewable can be renewed ... nonrenewable cant be
oil= 32.6%... coal= 30.0%... natural gas= 23.7%... Hydropower= 6.8%... Nu…
decay of plant matter anoxic (no oxygen)
warm tropical environment (like during the Carboniferous peri…
Renewable vs. nonrenewable
Renewable can be renewed ... nonrenewable cant be
Kind of energy:
oil= 32.6%... coal= 30.0%... natural gas= 23.7%... Hydropower= 6.8%... Nu…
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Earth Science Chapter 25: Energy Resources
Fuel
Biomass fuel
Hydrocarbon
Peat
Material, such as wood, peat, or coal, burned to produce energy
Fuel derived from living things; renewable sources
Molecules with hydrogen and carbon bonds only; The result of…
Light, spongy, organic fossil fuel derived from moss and othe…
Fuel
Material, such as wood, peat, or coal, burned to produce energy
Biomass fuel
Fuel derived from living things; renewable sources
28 terms
Earth Science: ENERGY RESOURCES; HUMAN IMPACT ON EARTH RESOURCES;
__________ is the process in which a h…
__________ is the production of two us…
Which is an example of an alternative…
What compound can be added to gasoline…
Nuclear fission
Cogeneration
solar
ethanol
__________ is the process in which a h…
Nuclear fission
__________ is the production of two us…
Cogeneration
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Earth's Resources - Energy
Renewable Resource
Nonrenewable Resource
Fossil Fuels
Geothermal Energy
Resources that can be replaced through natural processes almo…
Resources that cannot be replaced as fast as they are used. E…
Energy sources made from the remains of living organisms. Exa…
The energy of the heat inside Earth.
Renewable Resource
Resources that can be replaced through natural processes almo…
Nonrenewable Resource
Resources that cannot be replaced as fast as they are used. E…
42 terms
Earth Science Chapter 5 Energy Resources
natural resource
examples of natural resources
renewable resource
nonrenewable resource
Natural materials or substances such as minerals, forests, wa…
water, wind, animals, minerals, rocks, plants
a natural resource that can be replaced at the same rate at w…
a resource that forms at a rate much slower than the rate at…
natural resource
Natural materials or substances such as minerals, forests, wa…
examples of natural resources
water, wind, animals, minerals, rocks, plants
15 terms
Earth Science Ch. 7. Resources and Energy
Ore
Lode
Placer Deposit
Gemstone
a rock that contains a large enough concentration of a minera…
metal-bearing vein(long deposit of an ore)
concentrations of metal grains in stream sediments are a type…
a hard, colorful mineral that has a brilliant or glassy luste…
Ore
a rock that contains a large enough concentration of a minera…
Lode
metal-bearing vein(long deposit of an ore)
23 terms
Earth Science - Chapter 11 - Energy Resources
fuel
energy transformation
combustion
fossil fuel
a substance that provides energy as the result of a chemical…
a change from one form of energy to another
the process of burning a fuel
the energy-rich substance (such as coal, oil, or natural gas)…
fuel
a substance that provides energy as the result of a chemical…
energy transformation
a change from one form of energy to another
26 terms
earth science ch. 5: Energy Resources
energy from the wind
produced by atomic reactions
being used faster than natural Earth p…
energy from the sun
wind energy
nuclear energy
nonrenewable resources
solar energy
energy from the wind
wind energy
produced by atomic reactions
nuclear energy
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5.3 EARTH SCIENCE - Energy Resources
nuclear energy
fusion
chemical energy
wind power
Energy by a fission or fusion reaction
The joining of two or more nuclei to form a larger nucleus
Energy released when a chemical compound reacts to produce ne…
The use of a windmill to drive an electric generator
nuclear energy
Energy by a fission or fusion reaction
fusion
The joining of two or more nuclei to form a larger nucleus
15 terms
science Earth energy and mineral resource
3 fossil fuels
what fossil fuel forms in a gaseous st…
what is the most abundant fossil fuel…
what energy forms from burning wood, a…
oil, coal, natural gas
Natural gas
coal
Biomass
3 fossil fuels
oil, coal, natural gas
what fossil fuel forms in a gaseous st…
Natural gas
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5.2 EARTH SCIENCE QUIZ - ENERGY RESOURCES
energy resources
fossil fuels
liquid
solid
Natural resources that humans use to generate energy.
A nonrenewable energy resource formed from the remains of org…
type of fossil fuel example oil
type of fossil fuel example coal
energy resources
Natural resources that humans use to generate energy.
fossil fuels
A nonrenewable energy resource formed from the remains of org…
59 terms
Science earths energy& mineral resources
Most energy sources are?
What does no renewable mean?
Oil, natural gas, and coal are example…
What does reclamation or reclaming a m…
Nonrenewable
It means they are used up faster than the natural process can…
Fossil fuels
To put it back like it was before
Most energy sources are?
Nonrenewable
What does no renewable mean?
It means they are used up faster than the natural process can…
23 terms
Earth Science: Chapter 12 - Energy Resources
fuel
energy transformation
combustion
fossil fuel
a substance that provides energy as the result of a chemical…
a change from one form of energy to another
the process of burning a fuel
a trace of an ancient organism that has been preserved in rock
fuel
a substance that provides energy as the result of a chemical…
energy transformation
a change from one form of energy to another
32 terms
GHHS EARTH SCIENCE - Energy Resources Vocabulary
Renewable Resource
Nonrenewable Resource
Ore
Metals
a resource that can be replenished (get more) within a human…
a resource that has limited amounts and no more can be made -…
The desired mineral resource that is in its raw form, often m…
resources that are typically shiny in appearance and are also…
Renewable Resource
a resource that can be replenished (get more) within a human…
Nonrenewable Resource
a resource that has limited amounts and no more can be made -…
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4.1 earth science: Energy and Mineral Resources
true or false? Renewable resources can…
A(n) ___________resource takes million…
what is an example of a non-renewable…
What are three examples of fossil fuels?
true
non-renewable
natural gas
coal, oil, natural gas
true or false? Renewable resources can…
true
A(n) ___________resource takes million…
non-renewable
23 terms
Earth Science - Chapter 11 - Energy Resources
fuel
energy transformation
combustion
fossil fuel
a substance that provides energy as the result of a chemical…
a change from one form of energy to another
the process of burning a fuel
the energy-rich substance (such as coal, oil, or natural gas)…
fuel
a substance that provides energy as the result of a chemical…
energy transformation
a change from one form of energy to another
16 terms
Earth Science Chapter 7 - Resources and Energy
ore
lode
placer deposit
gemstone
What is the natural material whose concentration of economica…
What is the mineral deposit within a rock formation?
What is the deposit that contains a valuable mineral that has…
What is the mineral, rock, or organic material that can be us…
ore
What is the natural material whose concentration of economica…
lode
What is the mineral deposit within a rock formation?
36 terms
Science 7, Chapter 5, Earth's Energy and Mineral Resources
natural resource
examples of natural resources
where most of the earth's energy origi…
renewable resource
any natural material that is used by humans
water, wind, animals, minerals, rocks, plants
the sun
a natural resource that can be replaced at the same rate at w…
natural resource
any natural material that is used by humans
examples of natural resources
water, wind, animals, minerals, rocks, plants
44 terms
Earth Science -Chapter 7 - Resources and Energy
Mineral Resources (7.1)
Native Elements (7.1)
Ores (7.1)
3 ways ores form (7.1)
May be metals or nonmetals; comprised of native elements and…
Exist in Earth's crust as nuggets of pure metal
Natural deposits of minerals that are mined for profit
1) Cooling Magma... 2) Contact Metamorphism... 3) Moving Water
Mineral Resources (7.1)
May be metals or nonmetals; comprised of native elements and…
Native Elements (7.1)
Exist in Earth's crust as nuggets of pure metal
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Unit 1 Earth Science B Resources, energy and power
Renewable resource
Non renewable resource
Fossil fuel
Petroleum
a natural resource that can be replaced at the close to the s…
A resource that cannot be replenished by a natural process wi…
Coal, oil, natural gas, and other fuels that are made from th…
Another name for oil
Renewable resource
a natural resource that can be replaced at the close to the s…
Non renewable resource
A resource that cannot be replenished by a natural process wi…
17 terms
chapter 5 earth science - energy resources
energy resources
natural resource
fossil fuel
petroleum
natural resources that humans use to generate energy
any natural material used by humans
nonrenewable energy such as coal, petroleum, natural gas form…
liquid mixture of complex hydrocarbon compunds used as fuel
energy resources
natural resources that humans use to generate energy
natural resource
any natural material used by humans
17 terms
Chapter 7 Earths Resources/Alternate Energy (Advanced Earth Science)
Non Renewable Resources
ore
gemstone
placer deposit
a resource that forms at a much slower rate than the rate at…
mineral deposit from which metals and nonmetals can be remove…
a mineral, rock, or organic material that can be used as jewe…
...
Non Renewable Resources
a resource that forms at a much slower rate than the rate at…
ore
mineral deposit from which metals and nonmetals can be remove…
26 terms
Earth Science - 4.1 Energy and Mineral Resources
Renewable resource
Examples of renewable resources
nonrenewable resource
Examples of a Nonrenewable Rewsource
can be replenished over fairly short time spans: months, year…
animals for food, lumber.
takes millions of years to form and accumulate.
Coal, Oil & Natural Gas
Renewable resource
can be replenished over fairly short time spans: months, year…
Examples of renewable resources
animals for food, lumber.
16 terms
Honors Earth Science Energy & Resources Quiz #1
Energy
Work
List types of energy
Kinetic
the ability to do work
when a force acts to move an object
Kinetic, Potential
energy in motion (light, heat, electrical, mechanical)
Energy
the ability to do work
Work
when a force acts to move an object
33 terms
Earth Science Ch. 11 Energy Resources
fuel
energy transformation
combustion
fossil fuel
a substance that provides energy as the result of a chemical…
a change from one form of energy to another
the process of burning a fuel
the energy rich substances formed from the remains of organis…
fuel
a substance that provides energy as the result of a chemical…
energy transformation
a change from one form of energy to another
23 terms
Unit 3 Resources, Mining, & Energy - Earth Science
What is a natural resource?
What are fossil fuels?
What is a renewable resource?
What are some examples of a renewable…
a resource with economic value that is exploited
rare fuel sources that cannot be replenished at the rate they…
a resource that can be replenished at the rate it is extracted
plants, solar energy, oxygen
What is a natural resource?
a resource with economic value that is exploited
What are fossil fuels?
rare fuel sources that cannot be replenished at the rate they…
Earth's Energy and Mineral Resources-Science
nonrenewable
energy sources
fossil fuels
Coal
most energy sources are what?
nonrenewable, which means they are used up faster than natura…
what are oil, natural gas, and coal formed from the remains o…
what is the most abundant fossil fuel?
nonrenewable
most energy sources are what?
energy sources
nonrenewable, which means they are used up faster than natura…
21 terms
4.2 earth science:Alternate Energy Resources
What is solar energy?
What are 2 advantages of solar energy?
What percent of energy demand of US is…
True or False? ... Uranium nuclei split d…
the direct use of the sun's rays to supply heat or electricity
- Fuel is free... - Its nonpolluting
7%
True
What is solar energy?
the direct use of the sun's rays to supply heat or electricity
What are 2 advantages of solar energy?
- Fuel is free... - Its nonpolluting
32 terms
Science Earth's Energy and Mineral Resources
fossil fules
natural gas
coal
biomass
oil, natural gas, coal
forms in a gaseous state under similar conditions as oil
most abundant fossil fuel in the world
energy from burning wood, alcohol, or garbage
fossil fules
oil, natural gas, coal
natural gas
forms in a gaseous state under similar conditions as oil
27 terms
Earth's Resources & Energy Resources
Oxygen
Aggregates, bedrock, and metallic mine…
What percent of the world usage of cru…
How can freshwater runoff be controlled?
has not always been a part of Earth's atmosphere
land resources
27 percent
dams
Oxygen
has not always been a part of Earth's atmosphere
Aggregates, bedrock, and metallic mine…
land resources
15 terms
Earth Science Ch 7 Resources and Energy
ore
lorde
placer deposit
gemstone
a natural material whose concentration of economically valuab…
a mineral deposit within a rock formation
a deposit that contains a valuable mineral that has been conc…
a mineral, rock, or organic material that can be used as jewe…
ore
a natural material whose concentration of economically valuab…
lorde
a mineral deposit within a rock formation
46 terms
Earth Science Chapter 7: Resources and Energy
native elements
compounds
ores
contact metamorphism
metallic minerals that can exist in Earth's crust as nuggets…
minerals that are made of two or more elements
mineral deposits from which metals and nonmetals can be remov…
a process that occurs when magma comes into contact with exis…
native elements
metallic minerals that can exist in Earth's crust as nuggets…
compounds
minerals that are made of two or more elements
36 terms
Earth Science - 4.1 Energy and Mineral Resources
Renewable resource
Examples of renewable resources
Example of renewable energy.
Nonrenewable resource
can be replenished over fairly short time spans: months, year…
plants and animals for food, ... trees for lumber and paper,... nat…
flowing water, wind and sun.
takes millions of years to form and accumulate.
Renewable resource
can be replenished over fairly short time spans: months, year…
Examples of renewable resources
plants and animals for food, ... trees for lumber and paper,... nat…
27 terms
Earth Science -Chapter 7 - Resources and Energy
Mineral Resources
Native Elements
Ores
ways ores form
May be metals or nonmetals; comprised of native elements and…
Exist in Earth's crust as nuggets of pure metal
Natural deposits of minerals that are mined for profit
1) Cooling Magma... 2) Contact Metamorphism... 3) Moving Water
Mineral Resources
May be metals or nonmetals; comprised of native elements and…
Native Elements
Exist in Earth's crust as nuggets of pure metal
17 terms
4.1 earth science: Energy and Mineral Resources
true or false? Renewable resources can…
A(n) ___________resource takes million…
what is an example of a non-renewable…
What are three examples of fossil fuels?
true
non-renewable
natural gas
coal, oil, natural gas
true or false? Renewable resources can…
true
A(n) ___________resource takes million…
non-renewable
Earth Science Chapter 5: Energy Resources
Natural Resource
Renewable Resource
Nonrenewable Resource
Recycling
Any natural material that is used by humans, such as water, p…
A natural resource that can be replaced at the same rate at w…
A resource that forms at a rate that is much slower than the…
The process of recovering valuable or useful materials from w…
Natural Resource
Any natural material that is used by humans, such as water, p…
Renewable Resource
A natural resource that can be replaced at the same rate at w…
13 terms
Science earth energy resources ch.4
energy
nonrenewable resources
renewable energy
nuclear energy
the ability to do work
resources that are used and father than they can be replaced…
resources that can be replaced by natural process in relative…
energy released from atomic reactions
energy
the ability to do work
nonrenewable resources
resources that are used and father than they can be replaced…
18 terms
Earth Science Ch.5 Energy Resources
Natural Resource
Renewable resources
Nonrenewable Resource
Recycling
Any natural material that is used by humans, such as water, p…
A natural resource that can be replaced at the same rate at w…
A resource that forms at a rate that is much slower than the…
The process of recovering valuable or useful materials from w…
Natural Resource
Any natural material that is used by humans, such as water, p…
Renewable resources
A natural resource that can be replaced at the same rate at w…
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