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energy/fossil fuels

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The primary source of energy on Earth comes from_____. the Sun
What type of energy is stored in the core of the Sun? Nuclear Energy
When hydrogen in the Sun's core reacts, it is called ________. Nuclear fusion
Sun's rays that reach Earth contain mainly 3 forms of Radiant energy. What are they? Infrared, Visible light, ultraviolet
Coal, Natural gas and oil are all _____. fossil fuels
What is a fossil fuel? A material that forms over millions of years from the remains of ancient plants and animals
What type of energy is stored in fossil fuels? Chemical energy
In creating a fossil fuel, what type of energy changes occur? Nuclear Energy changes to radiant energy which changes to chemical energy
Which form of radiant energy would we use sunscreen for? ultraviolet
What will eventually happen to fossil fuels on Earth? they will run out
What type of energy is stored in fossil fuels? Chemical energy
Created by: dbecker