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Renewable & Non-renewable Resources

TermDefinition
Biomass Biological materials such as plant material or animal waste converted to a usable energy source, a renewable resource
Coal A hard, black substance extracted from the ground and burned to obtain energy, a non-renewable fossil fuel
Fossil Fuels A natural fuel such as coal, oil, or gas formed in the geological past from the remains of living organisms
Geothermal Heat is harness from deep beneath Earth's surface and converted to usable energy, a renewable resource
Hydropower Electricity generation using the power of falling water.
Inexhaustible Impossible to use up
Natural Gas A gas usually found above petroleum deposits and burned to obtain energy, a non-renewable fossil fuel
Nonrenewable Resource An energy resource that takes millions of years to form from the remains of plants and animals such as coal, oil, and natural gas
Nuclear Power The splitting of uranium atoms to release energy
Oil A thick, flammable, yellow-to-black mixture of gaseous, liquid, and solid hydrocarbons that occurs naturally beneath Earth's surface
Pollution The presence of harmful or an unwanted level of materials in the environment
Renewable Resource An energy resource that is replaceable by natural means such as trees or wind
Solar Power The Sun's energy is collected and converted to usable energy, a renewable resource
Wind Power Turbines harness the movement of air and convert it to useable energy, a renewable resource
Created by: jennychapates