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take thousands of years to form. Examples are coal, oil, and natural gas fossil fuels
a renewable resource often made from corn or other plants, used in cars biofuels
electricity generated from the heat deep beneath the Earth's surface geothermal energy
an alternative energy resource that requires steady wind wind energy
an alternative energy resource that uses energy from water to generate electricity hydroelectric energy
formed from the remains of dead plants and animals over the years fossil fuels
constantly available or can be replaced quickly renewable energy
natural resources that help people but do not necessarily provide energy (ex. soil, plants, animals, water, air we breathe, rocks, minerals) material resources
energy from sunlight that is converted into electricity using solar panels solar energy
a solid non-renewable energy resource that is used in power plants coal
a natural resource that cannot be readily replaced by natural means at a pace quick enough to keep up with consumption non renewable energy
a non renewable energy used in gasoline and propane oil
breaking down of rocks into smaller pieces (called sediments) by physical, chemical, or biological processes weathering
the process of moving weathered rock and soil from one place to another by means of water, ice, or wind erosion
the process by which sediments carried by water, ice, or wind are dropped in another location deposition
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