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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

Renewable Energy Crossword

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Description

Energy produced from material produced by living organisms Biomass energy
Electricity produced by the combustion of biomass Biopower
Heat produced below the Earth's surface geothermal energy
Liquid fuels from biomass sources Biofuels
The kinetic energy of moving water is used to generate electricity hydropower
Using the movement of the tides to generate electricity Tidal energy
Abbreviation for the process that changes thermal energy in ocean water to electricity OTEC
The type of solar heating that involves building design that collects and stores solar energy naturally Passive
The type of solar heating that uses technology to collect, move and store solar heat Active
Solar collectors that use heated fluid to heat water or air Flat-plate
These cells convert solar energy to electricity Photovoltaic
Using mirrors to focus sunlight to generate electricity Concentrating solar power
A device that converts wind energy to electricity wind turbine
A grouping of wind turbines wind farm
A process where water is broken down into oxygen gas and hydrogen gas Electrolysis
These batteries use hydrogen gas to produce electricity fuel-cell
This heat pump uses the stable temperature of the soil a few feet under the ground Ground source

Solar Energy Crossword

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Crossword
Description

Energy from the sun is called? Solar Energy
Solar Energy is an important source of _____ sources? Renewable
Solar Energy is captured by Photovoltaic? Cells
Solar Emergy can be used to ____ food? Heat
Solar Energy is converted by green plants into ______ energy? Chemical
The use of Solar Energy to produce electricity allows the user to become less dependent on the worlds _______ _____ supplies? Fossil Fuels
During what time of the day DOESN'T Solar Energy work? Night
Solar Energy is the _______ and most abundant renewable source Cleanest
Although the sun is 90 million miles from the earth, it takes less than ____ minutes for light to travel? Ten
As technology has improved, Solar Power cost have? Decreased
Solar Energy produces NO _________ and is one of the cleanest sources of energy Pollutants
Solar Emergy can be used for _______ food Heating
Solar Electricity is measured in? Killowatt Hours
Solar Power has been used since the sixth ______? Century
Solar Energy can be also stored in ? Molten Salt
Solar energy is converted into electricity by using? PV Panels
Photovoltaic Cells are devices that use the energy from the sun to generate? Electricity
Solar Energy is some of the ____ resources in the world Richest
Solar energy can also convert into _______? Solar Power
Name one way to harness Solar Energy? Passive Solars

Natural Resources Crossword Puzzle

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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 Sources Crossword

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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

Renewable Energy Crossword

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Description

A wind turbine converts the winds __________ into electrical energy kinetic energy
________ is a form of energy derived from fast moving water hydropower
_________ are not a renewable source of energy fossil fuels
because renewable energy is usually very____________, we resort to using fossil fuels expensive
___________generates heat to produce steam, which is used by a turbine generator to generate electricity nuclear energy
can sometimes effect the population of local wildlife (kills birds) wind turbines
___________ usually use coal as fuel, which emits fossil fuels. power plants
__________ contains stored energy from the sun and converts it to electrical energy biomass
__________can be placed on the sea floor where there is strong tidal flow to convert to electrical energy. tidal turbines
___________ is the heat from the earth geothermal energy
compressed natural gas is made by compressing to less than 1% of its__________ volume
a biofuel made from sugar cane and corn that is cleaner than burning gasoline Ethanol
an energy source that converts sunlight into energy solar power
_____________ is renewable because they come from natural sources that can be easily replenished. renewable energy
the ___________ was one of the earliest forms of power generators water wheel
the solar and wind industries create many_______ and is very beneficial for the economy jobs
The most efficient source of energy is the _____________ sun
More than half of renewable energy sources are devoted to producing ______________. electricity
renewable sources accounted for about __________of U.S. electricity generation ten percent
As greenhouse gases trap eat in the __________ that would otherwise escape into space atmosphere
Because of the extra heat trapped in the atmosphere, the earth's temperature is__________ rising
Because of the extra heat trapped in the atmosphere, the earth's temperature is__________ rising
biomass is the __________ and most used renewable energy source in the US largest
one wind turbine can produce energy for _________ homes three hundred
were the very first to use geothermal energy to heat their homes, with warm air moving under floors and inside walls. Romans

Solar Energy Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Solar Energy is captured using Photovoltaic _____? Cells
Energy from the sun is called? Solar Energy
During what time of the day DOESN'T Solar Energy work? Night
Solar Emergy can be used for _______ food Heating
As technology has improved, Solar Power cost have? Decreased
The use of Solar Energy to produce electricity allows the user to become less dependent on the worlds _______ _____ supplies? Fossil Fuel
Solar Energy is the Earths most _____ energy source? Available
Solar Energy produces NO _________ and is one of the cleanest sources of energy Pollutants
Solar energy can be used to make potable _____? Water
Solar Power has been used since the sixth ______? Century
Solar Energy is converted by green plants into ______ energy? Chemical
Solar Energy can be also stored in ? Molten Salts
Although the sun is 90 million miles from the earth, it takes less than ____ minutes for light to travel? Ten
Solar energy is converted into electricity by using? PV Panels
Solar Electricity is measured in ? Kilowatt Hours
Solar Energy is the _______ and most abundant renewable source Cleanest

Environmental Sustainability Crossword

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Crossword
Description

An area's ability to create an ongoing supply of renewable resources and absorb waste Biocapacity
Materials such as minerals, trees, and water that occur naturally and can be used Natural Resources
The process of converting waste materials into new materials and objects Recycling
Energy that is collected from resources that are naturally replenished Renewable Energy
Organic materials produced in a renewable manner that can be used to create energy Biomass Fuel
The impact of a person or community on the environment Ecological Footprint
The process of maintaining change in a balanced environment Sustainability
A fuel derived directly from living matter Biofuel
A naturally occurring liquid found beneath the Earth's surface that can be refined into fuel Petroleum
Energy that is collected from resources that cannot be replenished on a human timescale Nonrenewable Energy
Energy that is collected from the Sun Solar Energy
A device that converts the wind's kinetic energy into electrical energy Wind Turbine
Unrefined petroleum Crude Oil
A healthy environment where the natural resources are not being overused is called __________. Sustainable
A unhealthy environment where the natural resources are being overused is called __________. Unsustainable
A natural fuel formed in the geological past from the remains of living organisms Fossil Fuel
Thermal energy generated and stored in the Earth Geothermal Energy
Electricity produced by running water moving a turbine Hydroelectric Energy

Natural Ressources Crossword

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Crossword
Description

the ability to dissolve solubility
a resource that can be replaced in a short amount of time renewable
a resource that takes a long time to be replenished nonrenewable
pieces of rock that have been broken down by weathering sediment
rock formed by the deposit of sediments that undergo pressure over time sedimentary rock
materials formed from decayed remains of ancient plants and animals that are burned to produce heat; coal, oil, and natural gas fossil fuels
Energy generated from natural resources—such as sunlight, wind, plants, water and geothermal heat—which are clean renewable alternative energy
wind turbines convert wind into electricity wind
electricity generated using the energy of fast flowing water hydropower
energy produced from living organisms and used for fuel in vehicles biofuels
energy from the sun used to produce electricity solar
heat from the below earth's surface used to heat homes and produce electricity geothermal
fossil fuel made from the remains of swamp plants coal
fossil fuel made from the remains of sea plants and animals oil
lenses cause objects to appear enlarged refraction

ENERGY SOURCES Crossword

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Crossword
Description

the energy released during nuclear fission or fusion, especially when used to generate electricity Nuclear
a natural fuel such as coal or gas, formed in the geological past from the remains of living organisms. FossilFuel
energy derived from the movement of water hydropower
relating to, or determined by the sun Solar
the perceptible natural movement of the air, especially in the form of a current of air blowing from a particular direction Wind
the total mass of organisms in a given area or volume biomass
energy derived from the heat of the earth Geothermal
the strength and vitality required for sustained physical or mental activity Energy
vibrations that travel through the air or another medium and can be heard when they reach a person's or animal's ear Sound
sending out light Radiant
is the sum of potential energy and kinetic energy Mechanical Energy
energy that a body possesses by virtue of being in motion Kinetic 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
relating to chemistry or the interactions of substances as studied in chemistry Chemical
operating by or producing electricity Electrical

Wind Energy Vocabulary Crossword

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Crossword
Description

The width of a wind turbine blade at a given location along the length. Chord
The central part of the wind turbine blades on the outside connects to low-speed rotor shaft inside the house. Hub
Structure at the top of the wind turbine tower that protects the generator. Nacelle
The base structure that supports the wind turbine rotor and nacelle. Tower
Device that uses wind power to mill grain into flour Windmill
an electricity transmission and distribution system. Grid
The rotation of a horizontal-axis wind turbine about its tower or vertical axis. Yaw
The cross section. Airfoil
A measure of unit for power. Watt
A force that pushes something up Lift
A device that converts mechanical energy into electricity. Generator
Air in motion. Wind
A device that transfers power from a rotating shaft to a generator. Belt
Part of the wind generator that catches wind currents. Blade
Helps to boost the generating output of a wind turbine. Transformer
The part of the turbine that captures wind and makes the hub rotate. Rotor
When a wind turbine slows the speed it is turning by going in the opposite direction of the wind. Furling
Used to increase rotational speed of the rotor shaft. Gearbox