Type
Crossword
Description

Main source of electricity currently used throughout the world? Fossil fuels
Liquid fossil fuel (non-renewable) used for energy. petroleum
Non-renewable energy source created by splitting uranium to produce heat. Nuclear
Energy source that uses the heat or light energy from the Sun to form electricity. Solar
Energy source that uses moving water to spin the turbine directly Hydroelectric
Energy source that uses the heat below the Earth's surface to produce steam to spin a turbine. Geothermal
Coal deposits are the remains of plants that have undergone a complex chemical process called Carbonization
As peat is covered by layers of sediments, the weight squeezes out water and gases, forming a denser material called Lignite
Type of coal with the most carbon Anthracite
Coal that contains 80% carbon Bituminous
During _________, the two nuclei combine nuclear fusion
The nucleus of an atom slits during nuclear fission
Resources that forms at a rate much slower than which it is consumed nonrenewable
The form of natural gas Gas
The most abundant fossil fuel in the world coal
unrefines petroleum crude oil
Equipment in which controlled nuclear fission is carried out nuclear reactor
Country where two-thirds of the world's coal is found China
Compounds made from carbon and hydrogen atoms hydrocarbons
Impermeable rock that occurs at the top of an oil reservoir is called Caprock

Natural Resources Crossword Puzzle

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Crossword
Description

Any material made naturally that is used by humans or living things. Natural Resources
A natural resource that can be used and replaced over a relatively short time. Renewable Resource
A natural resource that cannot be replaced or that can be replaced only over thousands or millions of years. Nonrenewable resource
Energy as solar, wind, or nuclear energy that can replace traditional fossil fuel sources, such as coal, oil, and natural gas. Alternative energy
Renewable energy derived from burning organic materials such as wood and alcohol. Biomass energy
Conservation method in which old materials are processed to make new ones. Recycling
Nonrenewable energy resource, such as oil and coal, formed over millions of years from the remains of dead plants and other organisms. Fossil Fuel
Inexhaustible energy resource that used hot magma or hot, dry rocks from below Earth's surface to generate electricity. Geothermal energy
Electricity produced by water-power using large dams in a river. Hydroelectric energy
Alternative energy source that is based on atomic fission. Nuclear energy
Energy from the Sun that is clean, inexhaustible, and can be transformed into electricity by solar cells. Solar energy
Careful use of resources to reduce damage to the environment though such methods as composting and recycling materials. Conservation
A resource that remains in constant supply and will not run out. Inexhaustible source
Fossil fuel formed from marine organisms that is often found in tilted or folded rock layers and is used for cooking and heating. Natural gas

Energy Resources Crossword

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Crossword
Description

This type of energy cannot be reproduced as fast as it is used. nonrenewable
The ability to do work is? Energy
This is a renewable form of energy that is powered by moving water. Hydroelectric
A black, rock-like fossil fuel. Coal
The Earth's main source of energy Sun
Another name for oil Petroleum
Energy produced by the sun solarenergy
Energy that splits atoms, creates steam, and turns turbines Nuclearenergy
Energy that comes from heat and magma underground Geothermal
A mixture of methane and other gases Naturalgas

Energy Sources Crossword

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Crossword
Description

uses rise and fall of tides to convert kinetic energy of incoming and outgoing tides into electrical energy Tidal
a viscous liquid derived from petroleum, especially for use as a fuel or lubricant. Oil
the perceptible natural movement of the air, especially in the form of a current of air blowing from a particular direction. wind
The energy the Earth receives from the sun, primarily as visible light and other forms of electromagnetic radiation solar energy
Flowing water creates energy that can be captured and turned into electricity Hydroelectric
is produced from organic material and is commonly used throughout the world Biomass
Supplies people use that are naturally found on Earth. For example, wood, water natural resources
An energy source from ancient plants and animals. For example, oil, coal, and natural gas. fossil fuels
A resource that can be replaced as needed. For example, plant-based fuels, wood, or biomass. renewable
A resource that cannot be replaced faster than it is consumed or used. For example: fossil fuels. nonrenewable
esource that uses heat from deep underground to heat up water and turn it into steam. The steam can be used to heat homes or turn turbines to make electricity. geothermal
An energy source that uses heat from nuclear fission to turn water into steam for turning turbines to make electricity nuclear power
Converts hydrogen and oxygen into water to produce electricity. This can be used in cars and the only waste product is water. fuel cells
Any source of energy other than fossil fuels that is used for constructive purposes. Alternative
The state when objects are not yet in motion. Gravitational

Energy Word Search

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Word Search
Description

waves
vibration
fossil fuels
uranium
natural gas
coal
oil
nonrenewable resource
renewable resource
biomass
geothermal
solar
wind
hydroelectric
sound
sun
fusion
fission
nuclear
electromagnetic
electrical
chemical
thermal
mechanical
elastic
gravitational
potential
kinetic
joule
energy

Renewable and Nonrenewable Resources Crossword

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Crossword
Description

This is a renewable resource that is provided every day by a major part of our solar system. Solar energy
This is a nonrenewable resource that is made up of another energy source. Nuclear Energy
This is a nonrenewable resource that is in the periodic table and makes up another energy resource. Uranium
A nonrenewable resource that takes a very long time to form from decomposing organic matter. Coal
A renewable resource that is created from the burning of sugarcane and/or wood. Biomass
A nonrenewable resource that was formed from tiny sea animals and plants millions of years ago. Propane
A renewable resource that is made from rotting plant material. Methane
A nonrenewable resource that is made from heat in the Earth. Geothermal
This is a renewable resource that is made from the differences in air pressure. Wind
A fossil fuel that is nonrenewable and is formed for over millions of years. Natural Gas

Crossword - Natural Resources

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Crossword
Description

Rocks from which minerals or metals can be extracted for profit. Ores
This fossil fuel is in the form of a rock Coal
The process of turning raw materials into finished products in a factory Manufacturing
Natural Resources such as rivers, lakes, glaciers, and groundwater are called water resources
Energy resources formed in the earth's crust from plant and animal matter over millions of years are called Fossil Fuels
This fossil fuel is in the form of a liquid oil
This fossil fuel is in the form of a gas Natural gas
The bulk of our food production depends on this natural resource Arable land
Resources that cannot be replaced are called NonRenewable Resources
The practice of growing crops and livestock to produce food, fibre, and fuel is called Agriculture
The process of extracting valuable metals and minerals from the earth's crust is called Mining
Release of harmful stuff into the enviroment as a result of human activities is known as Pollution
Resources that are constantly replaced by nature and can be harvested indefinitely are called RenewableResources
Electricity produced by harnessing the energy of flowing water is known as Hydroelectricpower
Power generated from harnessing wind energy through the use of wind mills and turbines is known as WindPower
Power generated by utilizing the heat stored beneath the earth surface is known as GeothermalPower
The warming of the earth's atmosphere due to build-up of carbon dioxide and methane is known as the Greenhouse effect
Is Biomass Renewable, or non Renewable? Renewable
Which one is Renewable: Natural Gas or Solar Energy? Solar Energy
Coal, Crude oil and Natural gas are examples of: Non-renewable resources

Non-Renewable Energy Sources Word Search

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Word Search
Description

Burned
Radioactive
Dead Plants
Plutonium
Uranium
Renewable Energy
Petroleum
Peat
Nuclear Fission
Nonrenewable energy
Natural Gas
Inexhaustible Energy
Greenhouse Effect
Global Warming
Fossil Fuel
Exhaustible Energy Source
Energy
Conventional Energy
Coal
Acid Rain

Energy Sources Crossword

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Crossword
Description

radiant energy emitted by the sun Solar energy
power obtained by harnessing the energy of the wind Wind power
the energy released or absorbed in a chemical reaction during the decomposition or formation of compounds Chemical energy
the energy possessed by a body by virtue of its position relative to others, stresses within itself, electric charge, and other factors Potential energy
the energy released during nuclear fission or fusion, especially when used to generate electricity. Nuclear energy
a natural fuel such as coal or gas, formed in the geological past from the remains of living organisms. Fossil fuel
Electrical energy is defined as an electric charge that lets work be accomplished Electrical energy
energy that a body possesses by virtue of being in motion Kinetic energy
hydroelectric power Hypdropower
a colorless, odorless, flammable gas that combines chemically with oxygen to form water: the lightest of the known elements Hydrogen
the total mass of organisms in a given area or volume Biomass
renewable energy produced by living organisms Bioenergy
a liquid mixture of hydrocarbons that is present in certain rock strata and can be extracted and refined to produce fuels including gasoline, kerosene, and diesel oil; oil Petroleum
energy in the form of heat obtained from hot circulating ground water Goethermal energy
Sound energy is the energy produced by vibrating sound waves Sound energy

Coal Mining Word Search

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Word Search
Description

Strip Mining
Sediment
Peat
Coalification
Moisture
Anthracite
Bituminous
Subbituminous
Lignite
Electricity
Combustible
Coal
China
Iran
USA
Saudi Arabia
Texas
Natural Gas
underground
liquid
Oil
Carbon
fuel
decay
Pressure
heat
Carboniferous Period
remains
non renewable energy
Fossil Fuel

Energy Sources Crossword

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Crossword
Description

what is stored energy called potential energy
radiant light and heat from the Sun that is harnessed using a range of ever-evolving technologies such as solar heating, photovoltaics, solar thermal energy, solar architecture and artificial photosynthesis. solar energy
form of energy conversion in which turbines convert the kinetic energy of wind into mechanical or electrical energy that can be used for power wind energy
energy derived from the heat of the earth. The earth's centre is a distance of approximately 4000 miles and is so hot that it is molten. geothermal energy
energy produced by a chemical reaction into usable electric power. hydrogen energy
a form of hydropower that converts the energy of the tides into electricity or other useful forms of power. tidal energy
power is the transport of energy by wind waves, and the capture of that energy to do useful work wave energy
is the term referring to electricity generated by hydropower hydroelectric energy
a renewable energy source from living or recently living plant and animal materials which can be used as fuel biomass energy
look like giant windmills, generate electricity wind turbines