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Which city has 95% of it's energy coming from geothermal sources Reykjavik
Geothermal energy doesn't need to be processed to be used as heat. What is the name of this term? Direct use
What is the name of the well that injects water into the rocks Injection well
Which country is the largest user of geothermal energy United states
What is the name of small holes built into the ground that inject water and take steam from the rocks wells
What is needed to develop geothermal power plants, but coud also trigger earthquakes hydraulic fracturing
what type of energy is geothermal energy thermal energy
A gas (starting with the letter a) that could be released by geothermal extraction ammonia
Who has (in the past) used geothermal energy to cook Maoris
Where was the first geothermal power plant built Larderllo

Geothermal Energy Crossword

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Description

Where is geothermal energy located? Underground
Geothermal energy is this kind of resource. sustainable
a source of geothermal energy that is found below the Earth magma
What is geothermal energy? heat from the earth
one of the two above ground sources of geothermal energy steam
the other above ground source. water
machine to turn steam into energy steam turbine
Geothermal energy is clean
State that uses the most energy california
State that also uses geothermal energy Hawaii
State that uses geothermal energy Alaska
Name of geographical region that has msot geothermal energy. ring of fire
What do we get from this energy for free in summer months? Hot water
What is the name of the largest geothermal power plant which is located in California? Geysers
How many plants? 22
How many steam wells? 350

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 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

Biogeochemical Cycles Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Our atmosphere contains 78% free _________________________. Nitrogen
Animals need nitrogen to produce ______________________. Proteins
What molecule is produced when nitrogen is fixed? Ammonia
Animals get nitrogen into their systems by eating _______________. Plants
Large organic molecule containing nitrogen that contains your genetic information. DNA
Prokaryote responsible for "fixing" nitrogen. Bacteria
_________________________ occurs when fertilizer runoff causes excess algae and water weeds. Eutrophication
Process where water "evaporates" from plants. Transpiration
What "powers" the water cycle? Sun
Rain, snow, sleet, or hail. Precipitation
The downward entry of water into the soil or rock surface. Infiltration
Process by which water changes from a liquid to a gas. Evaporation
Oats, peas, beans, corn Legumes
Helps plants to grow. Fertilizer
Bacteria that break down organic matter. Decomposers
Process by which water vapor turns into liquid water. Condensation

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

Earth's Resources Crossword

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Crossword
Description

a type of natural resource that cannot be replaced or can only be replaced after thousands or millions of years nonrenewable
protecting our natural resources and using them responsibly conservation
a type of natural resource that can be replaced renewable
a solid, non-living substance found in nature mineral
a non-living substance made of one or more minerals; there are 3 main types rock
a material that is burned for energy fuel
a mixture of minerals, weathered rocks, and decayed plants and animal matter soil
a type of resource found on Earth that is necessary or useful to people natural
the trace or remains of an organism that lived long ago fossil
type of energy from the sun solar
died out, leaving no more of that type of organism alive extinct
when harmful things get into the water, air, and land pollution
a type of energy that comes from moving air wind
energy made from moving or falling water hydroelectricity
a type of resource that can be used again and again reusable
energy from living things, plants or animals, or waste biofuels
a type of energy made from heat inside the earth geothermal
melted rock that is underground in the mantle layer of the Earth magma
combination of sand, silt, clay and humus; best soil for plants loam
tiny bits of weathered or broken-down rock and once-living animals and plants sediment

Solar Energy Crossword

Type
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

SOIL CROSSWORD

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Crossword
Description

Largest particle dries quicl;y and texture is rough and gritty. Sand
Relative proportions of sand, silt, and clay texture
What the soil is composed of air, water, nutrients, and orgainic matter Composition
the proccess by which the surface of the earth is worn away by the action of water, glaciers, winds, waves, ext. Erosion
How much water the soil will allow through permeability
Depends on how many pores and the size of the pores porosity
influenced by the amount of proteins present in the soil Color
used to identify different types of soil Soil Properties
the break down of rock and minerals by rain, acid, salt, wind, and temperature into sediments weathering
Medium sized particles, texture is smooth and powdery when dry and slippery when wet. silt
smallest particle; smooth and hard as stone when dry and sticky when wet clay
Mixture of sand, silt, and clay. Best type of soil for growing plants. Loam
soil layers; more mature soil has more horizons soil horizon
Mixture of rock, minerals, and organiz matter soil
living particles in soil organic
non living particles in soil inorganic
Mostly made of decaying leaves, twigs, and animal remains/waste Humus
loose soil that is rich in organic material needed by plants topsoil
rich in minerals that are wased down in minerals that are wased downfrom topsoil by rain subsoil
slightly broken up rock. plants roots cannot go through this layer. Mostly inorganic. weathered rock
also knowthe parent material. unweathered solid rock bneath all layers. bedrock
the extraction of valuable minerals or geological materials from the earth. mining
a natrual material with a high concentation of metals and valuable materials that can be extracted for a profit. Ore
when a mine is no longer being used, the land should be restored to its former state or better. Reclamation
minerals or substances that occur in nature and can be used for economic gain. Natrual resource
a natural resource that can be replaced quickly enough so that we will not run out renewable resource
hydrocarbons created from the remains of formerly living organisms used for energy. fossil fuel
a natrual resource that we need to use carefully because it cannot be replaced quickly and we will run out. nonrenewable resource

Energy Sources Crossword

Type
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

Carbohydrates Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

What is a the body's main source of energy? Carbohydrates
What is the form of carbohydrate that supplies energy to the body? Sugar
What do you call a carbohydrate with a simple chemical structure? Simple Carbohydrate
What is a carbohydrate with a more complex chemical structure than a sugar? Starch
A sugar that extracted from plants and used to sweeten foods is an _____ _____ Added Sugar
What is plant material that can't be digested? Dietary Fiber
What Carbohydrate requires more work for the body to digest? Complex Carbohydrate
A substance that tastes sweet but has few or no calories is called a _____ __________. Sugar Substitute
A sugar with a single chemical unit is called a... Monosaccharide
A sugar made of two monosaccharides is called a... Disaccharide
A ______________ is a sugar made up of several monosaccharides Polysaccharide
______________ ia the process by which plants use the sun's energy to convert carbon dioxide and water to oxygen and glucose. Photosynthesis