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McKinney - Science

Fossil Fuels Fuels formed in the ground from the remains of dead plants and animals. It takes millions of years to form fossil fuels. Oil, natural gas, and coal are fossil fuels.
Generator A machine that converts mechanical energy into electrical energy. Electricity is produced from magnets whirling inside coils of wire in the generator core.
Non-Renewable Resources a resource which cannot be replaced once it is used up, for example fossil fuels (oil, natural gas and coal).
Photovoltaics collects light energy from the sun and converts it into electrical current
Radioactive Capable of emitting high-energy rays or particles
Renewable A resource that can be replenished at a rate equal to or greater than its rate of depletion; ie, solar, wind, geothermal and biomass resources
Turbine A machine for generating rotary mechanical power from the energy of a stream of fluid (such as water, steam, or hot gas). Turbines convert the kinetic energy of fluids to mechanical energy through the principles of impulse and reaction, or a mixture of th
Energy Efficiency Reducing energy or demand requirements without reducing the end-use benefits.
Created by: mckinneyr