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Energy

Energy Resources

TermDefinition
Coal a combustible black or dark brown rock consisting mainly of carbonized plant matter, found mainly in underground deposits.
Fossil Fuel fuels formed by natural processes- such as anaerobic decomposition of buried dead organisms. The age of the organisms and their resulting fossil fuels is typically millions of years, and sometimes exceeds 650 million years.
Gasoline a petroleum-derived liquid that is used primarily as a fuel in internal combustion engines
Nonrenewable is a resource that does not renew itself at a rate that would happen in the time of your life.
Resource a source or supply that provides some kind of benefit.
Renewable energy that comes from resources which are naturally replenished on a human timescale such as sunlight, wind, rain, tides, waves and geothermal heat.
Wind Energy/Wind Turbine a natural occurring resource/ a device that coverts kinetic energy from the wind into electrical power.
Natural Gas a fossil fuel formed when layers of buried plants, gases, and animals are exposed to intense heat and pressure over thousands of years.
Energy power derived from the utilization of physical or chemical resources, especially to provide light and heat or to work machines.
Battery a device consisting of electrochemical cells that convert stored chemical energy into electrical energy.
Wood is a porous and fibrous tissue found in the stems and roots of trees and other woody plants. It has been used for thousands of years for fuel.
Recycle the breaking down of the used item into raw materials which are used to make new items.
Reuse to use an item again after it has been used.
Reduce to bring down to a smaller extent or size.
Created by: publicov002