substances capable of decomposing
a thick sticky form of crude oil
a non-toxic gas formed from decaying materials
a naturally-occurring mixture of hydrocarbons trapped underground
the protection and careful use of our natural environment
when dead plants and animals decay and their nutrients return to the soil
used to dilute bitumen and heavy oil so they flow through pipelines
a machine used to drill a hole through the earth's surface to produce oil or gas.
substances discharged into the air from factories, chimneys and car exhausts
the power necessary for things to function
surroundings in which people, plants and animals live
an assessment of the likely impact that an industrial project might have on the environment
the process of removing natural gas or oil from a reservoir
a person who studies the make-up of the earth's crust
liquid, gaseous or solid organic compounds containing only carbon and hydrogen
a gas produced when organic matter decomposes
a mixture of hydrocarbons found in sedimentary rock that is considered a cleaner fuel
natural resources that cannot be replaced in our lifetime
Guidelines for human behavior based on principles about what is right and wrong.
The theft of merchandise from stores.
The process by which a foreign-born person becomes a citizen.
The way you respond to being a member of a community or other group.
The deliberate destruction of property (graffiti, broken windows, defaced restrooms, etc.)
A person who offers services to a worthwhile cause for no pay.
The ability to inform and assist others.
The science that deals with relationships between living things and the environment.
Resources that replace themselves by natural cycles over time, such as plants, water, soil and air.
Resources that cannot replace themselves are ______.
Energy sources formed in the earth, such as coal, oil and natural gas.
Substances that can decompose naturally in the environment.
The careful management and protection of valuable natural resources to ensure their quality and longevity.
(of a fire) flame or glow while consuming a material such as coal or wood.
(of organic matter) rot or decompose through the action of bacteria and fungi.
Any change that results in the formation of new chemical substance.
Energy liberated by a chemical reaction or absorbed in the formation of a chemical compound.
The planet third in order from the sun.
A natural fuel such as coal or gas, formed in the geological past from the remains of living organisms.
Flammable gas, consisting largely of methane and other hydrocarbons, occurring naturally underground (often in association with petroleum) and used as fuel.
The chemical element of atomic number 6.
The series of processes by which carbon compounds are interconverted in the environment, chiefly involving the incorporation of carbon dioxide into living tissue by photosynthesis and its return to the atmosphere through respiration, the decay of dead organisms, and the burning of fossil fuels.
A colorless, odorless gas produced by burning carbon.
A combustible black or dark brown rock consisting mainly of carbonized plant matter, found mainly in underground deposits and widely used as fuel.
The capacity of a physical system to perform work.
Material such as coal, gas, or oil that is burned to produce heat or power.
A gradual increase in the overall temperature of the earth's atmosphere generally attributed to the greenhouse effect caused by increased levels of carbon dioxide, chlorofluorocarbons, and other pollutants.
Contaminate (water, air, or a place) with harmful or poisonous substances.
A viscous liquid derived from petroleum, especially for use as a fuel or lubricant.
The process or industry of obtaining coal or other minerals from a mine.
contamination of the earth
excessive amount of noise or an unpleasant sound that causes ...
rain that contains a high concentration of pollutants
an increase in the earth's average atmospheric temperature that causes changes in climate that may result from the greenhouse effect.
caused by oil spills and factory waste
smoke and other pollutants combined with fog
harmful to humans and the environment
one that can be used again and again
can only be used once
destroyed by CFCs
another word for poisonous
pollutants can affect the
Americans produce more _______________ than any other nation
Any material made naturally that is used by humans or living things.
A natural resource that can be used and replaced over a relatively short time.
A natural resource that cannot be replaced or that can be replaced only over thousands or millions of years.
Energy as solar, wind, or nuclear energy that can replace traditional fossil fuel sources, such as coal, oil, and natural gas.
Renewable energy derived from burning organic materials such as wood and alcohol.
Conservation method in which old materials are processed to make new ones.
Nonrenewable energy resource, such as oil and coal, formed over millions of years from the remains of dead plants and other organisms.
Inexhaustible energy resource that used hot magma or hot, dry rocks from below Earth's surface to generate electricity.
Electricity produced by water-power using large dams in a river.
Alternative energy source that is based on atomic fission.
Energy from the Sun that is clean, inexhaustible, and can be transformed into electricity by solar cells.
Careful use of resources to reduce damage to the environment though such methods as composting and recycling materials.
A resource that remains in constant supply and will not run out.
Fossil fuel formed from marine organisms that is often found in tilted or folded rock layers and is used for cooking and heating.
The ability to do work or bring about change
How much atoms and molecules are moving in this resource
A organic matter that can be used as an energy source
Waterfalls can help can with this type of renewable energy
This type of resource is NOT bad for the environment and it comes from the sun(2 words)
Uneven heating of the Earth's surface can cause this
It is made from carbon dioxide plant matter
This is found as a gas and it makes your grill run
Our school uses this type of renewable resource(2 words)
This is made in fossil fuel(2 words)
All livings this have at least one of these
To use again
This is harmless energy to the Earth (2 words)
The law of _______________ of energy
A natural gas resource that can be replaced in nature at the same rate it is produced
Energy that humans use to meet their needs(2 words)
Resource that exists in a fixed amount
Creates electrics through heat; low risk to the environment
The amount of useful energy (2 words)
a carbonate mineral and the most stable polymorph of calcium carbonate
a machine that collects oil
This chemical element has the symbol S and atomic number of 16
India is the largest producer of this mineral
A mineral usually made up of colorless or pale-colored crystals
a component of soil formed by the decomposition of leaves and other plant material
a fracture in rock containing a deposit of minerals or ore
a silvery-white metal in the actinide series of the periodic table
A fossil formed when sediment fills the inside or covers the outside of a dead organism
a soft finely stratified sedimentary rock that formed from consolidated mud or clay
also known as common mica, isinglass, or potash mica
a hard, dark, glasslike volcanic rock formed by the rapid solidification of lava without crystallization
a clay mineral composed of hydrated magnesium silicate
The word from sweden directly translates to heavy stone
the process of scraping or wearing away
a metamorphic rock that may be foliated or nonfoliated
Made up of sodium chloride and colorless cubic crystals
a group of dark-colored amphibole minerals found in many types of igneous and metamorphic rocks
a mixture of hydrous aluminum oxides, aluminum hydroxides, clay minerals, and insoluble materials
extracting a metal from ore by BLANK
a low-grade iron ore consisting largely of chert
a reddish-black mineral consisting of ferric oxide
a name used for a large group of black mica minerals that are commonly found in igneous and metamorphic rocks
flammable gas, consisting largely of methane and other hydrocarbons
Rocks from which minerals or metals can be extracted for profit.
This fossil fuel is in the form of a rock
The process of turning raw materials into finished products in a factory
Natural Resources such as rivers, lakes, glaciers, and groundwater are called
Energy resources formed in the earth's crust from plant and animal matter over millions of years are called
This fossil fuel is in the form of a liquid
This fossil fuel is in the form of a gas
The bulk of our food production depends on this natural resource
Resources that cannot be replaced are called
The practice of growing crops and livestock to produce food, fibre, and fuel is called
The process of extracting valuable metals and minerals from the earth's crust is called
Release of harmful stuff into the enviroment as a result of human activities is known as
Resources that are constantly replaced by nature and can be harvested indefinitely are called
Electricity produced by harnessing the energy of flowing water is known as
Power generated from harnessing wind energy through the use of wind mills and turbines is known as
Power generated by utilizing the heat stored beneath the earth surface is known as
The warming of the earth's atmosphere due to build-up of carbon dioxide and methane is known as the
Is Biomass Renewable, or non Renewable?
Which one is Renewable: Natural Gas or Solar Energy?
Coal, Crude oil and Natural gas are examples of:
This is a renewable resource that is provided every day by a major part of our solar system.
This is a nonrenewable resource that is made up of another energy source.
This is a nonrenewable resource that is in the periodic table and makes up another energy resource.
A nonrenewable resource that takes a very long time to form from decomposing organic matter.
A renewable resource that is created from the burning of sugarcane and/or wood.
A nonrenewable resource that was formed from tiny sea animals and plants millions of years ago.
A renewable resource that is made from rotting plant material.
A nonrenewable resource that is made from heat in the Earth.
This is a renewable resource that is made from the differences in air pressure.
A fossil fuel that is nonrenewable and is formed for over millions of years.
A compound which have the same molecular formula but a different structural formula
Hydrocarbon having the general formula CnH2n+2
Hydrocarbon that contains one or more carbon-carbon double bonds. Alkenes with only one carbon-carbon double bond have the general formula CnH2n
A substance that increases the rate of a chemical reaction without itself undergoing any permanent chemical change
Reaction of alkenes with hydrogen, water or bromine
An organic acid containing the carboxyl group, -COOH.
The chemical name for burning
The breaking down of long chain hydrocarbon molecules a catalyst to produce smaller hydrocarbon molecules and/or hydrogen.
The conversion of glucose by microorganisms such as yeast into ethanol and carbon dioxide.
A process that separates the components in a mixture on the bases of their different boiling points
Organic compounds made up from the elements hydrogen and carbon only
A very large molecule built up of a number of repeating units called monomers
A formula which shows how the atoms are arranged in a molecule
A family of organic compounds with members of the family having the same functional group and similar chemical properties
The temperature at which a substance boils and turns to vapour
A molecule that can be bonded to other identical molecules to form a polymer
A mixture of hydrocarbons present under the earth's crust as a black sticky liquid
A group of molecules attached to a backbone chain of a long molecule
Used for fractional distillation of crude oil.
a sweet smelling chemical made by reacting an alcohol with an organic acid