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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

Natural Resources Crossword Puzzle

Type
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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

Renewable and Nonrenewable Resources Crossword

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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

Renewable and Nonrenewable Resources and Diffrent types of Energy Crossword

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The ability to do work or bring about change Energy
How much atoms and molecules are moving in this resource Thermal
A organic matter that can be used as an energy source Biomass
Waterfalls can help can with this type of renewable energy Hydropower
This type of resource is NOT bad for the environment and it comes from the sun(2 words) Solarenergy
Uneven heating of the Earth's surface can cause this Wind
It is made from carbon dioxide plant matter Coal
This is found as a gas and it makes your grill run Propane
Our school uses this type of renewable resource(2 words) Geothermalenergy
This is made in fossil fuel(2 words) Naturalgas
All livings this have at least one of these Cell
To use again Recycle
This is harmless energy to the Earth (2 words) Windturbine
The law of _______________ of energy Conservation
A natural gas resource that can be replaced in nature at the same rate it is produced Renewable
Energy that humans use to meet their needs(2 words) Naturalresources
Resource that exists in a fixed amount Nonrenewable
Creates electrics through heat; low risk to the environment Uranium
The amount of useful energy (2 words) Energyconservation

Energy Word Search

Type
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

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 Resources Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

greenhouse gasses
nuclear energy
cong
pollution
environment
electricity
renewable
nonrenewable
inexhaustible
fossil fuels
energy conservation
recycling
wind farm
wind energy
natural gas
oil
coal
biomass fuel
geothermal
hydroelectric
solar energy

SOIL CROSSWORD

Type
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

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

Energy Resources Crossword

Type
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

Environmental Sustainability Crossword

Type
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