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clean
efficiency
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flexibility
floods
generator
hydropower
power
reliable
renewable
safe
turbine
water

Natural Resources Word Search

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organisms
sediments
nonrenewable
renewable
transform
transfer
environment
pollution
solarpower
animals
plants
sun
wind
windpower
water
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fossilfuels
electricity
energy
naturalgas
oil
coal
generator
turbine
naturalresources

Hydropower Crossword

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Place where hydropower energy is stored dam
Hydropower is the _______________ way to generate energy today. cheapest
Hydropower energy requires flowing ________ water
Animals that get caught in turbines fish
Means by which energy is delivered to your homes (2 words) power lines
Disadvantage of this type of energy space
Advantage to this type of energy Clean
Where dams are located river
The country uses that his type of energy the most China
The mechanism inside the dam that allows water through (2 words) Control gate
What begins the process of generating energy turbine
What generates the energy Generator
The very first hydropower plant was build here (2 words) Niagra Falls
A turbine spinning creates this sparks

Hydropower Word Search

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reliable
arizona
nevado
power plants
power lines
hydroelectricity
flow
renewable
energy
Hoover Dam
water
power

Energy Sources Crossword

Type
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

Wind Energy Word Search

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Sustainable
Clean
Efficient
Blades
Off Shore
On Shore
Windfarm
Power
Resource
Energy
Green
Electricity
Renewable
Turbine
Wind

Hydropower Word Search

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turbine
waterwheel
power plants
irrigation
pumps
hydroelectricity
reliable
energy
power lines
flow
dams
sun
expenisve
clean air
renewable

Renewable Energy Crossword

Type
Crossword
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

Renewable Energy Crossword

Type
Crossword
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

HYDROPOWER WORD SEARCH

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reservoir
generator
dam
temperature
flooding
hydroelectric
turbine
water
energy
hydropower

Hydroelectric Energy Word Search Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

relating to or denoting the generation of electricity using flowing water (typically from a reservoir held behind a dam or other barrier) to drive a turbine that powers a generator. Hydroelectric
a unit of power equal to one million watts, especially as a measure of the output of a power station megawatt
energy from a source that is not depleted when used, such as wind or solar power. renewable energy
a form of energy resulting from the existence of charged particles (such as electrons or protons), either statically as an accumulation of charge or dynamically as a current. electricity
the presence in or introduction into the environment of a substance or thing that has harmful or poisonous effects. pollution
a colorless, odorless flammable gas which is the main constituent of natural gas. It is the simplest member of the alkane series of hydrocarbons. methane
a dynamo or similar machine for converting mechanical energy into electricity. generator
it acts as utility-scale grid storage technology. Pump Stored Hydropower
These types of waterways are often present at existing non-powered dams, canals, and conduits across diverse areas of the United States Low-Head Hydropower
The Water Power Program funds R&D to identify and test new materials and manufacturing techniques to improve the performance and lower the costs of hydropower. Materials and Manufacturing
increase unit availability and plant capacity factors; reduce risk through enhanced system reliability; and improve the quality—environmental performance attributes Hydropower Systems