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Anything occurring naturally in the environment that humans use Natural Resource
a resource that cannot be replaced Nonrenewable Resource
are the energy-rich substances made from the preserved remains of organisms Fossil Fuels
Oil is scientifically known as Petroleum
The splitting of an atom's nucleus into two nuclei Nuclear Fission
Alternative energy resources, such as the solar energy is considered Renewable resources
Passive solar energy is Solar Energy
When turbines convert the energy of moving water into electricity this is Hydroelectric Resources
Turbines are used to harness energy from the wind this is Wind Energy
Energy that comes from within the earth and is used to heat homes, buildings, etc Geothermal Energy
This type of resource includes wood, grasses, coconut husks and other plant-based materials burned to produce light and heat Bioenergy Resources
When a mineral deposit is large enough and valuable enough for it to be extracted from the ground it is called Ore
When new mineral is formed from dissolved substances in water Crystallize

Natural Resources Crossword Puzzle

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Crossword
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

Energy Resources Crossword

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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

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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

Energy Sources Crossword

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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

Renewable and Nonrenewable Energy Resources Word Search

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Word Search
Description

nonrenewable resources
biofuels
photosynthesis
geothermal plant
solar collector
windmills
wind farm
hydroelectric dam
photovolactic cell
radioactive decay
fusion
geothermal energy
biomass
solar energy
hydroelectric energy
wind energy
fission
nuclear energy
fossil fuel
energy resources

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 Word Search

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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

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

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