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Description

The transfer of thermal energy in solids conduction
A change in the way energy is stored when a system changes. energy transfer
Energy harnessed from the wind by large turbines wind power
Electricity generated by harnessing energy from falling water. hydroelectricity
A fuel taken from living or recently living organisms biofuel
Energy that is not transferred usefully and is lost from the system (to the surroundings). Often described as wasted energy. dissipated
Energy cannot be created or destroyed. conservation of energy
Fuels such as coal, oil and natural gas which formed over millions of years from the remains of dead plants and animals. fossil fuels
Materials which do not allow energy to transfer through them easily. insulators
A network of cables and transformers used to transport energy from power stations to consumers. National Grid
The energy stored in moving objects kinetic energy
The energy stored when an object is lifted in a gravitational field. gravitational potential energy
A way that energy is stored in or by objects due to their motion, position, shape or processes. energy store
The transfer of energy from one energy store to another. work done
Energy transferred from the sun. solar power

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

Renewable Energy Crossword

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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

Work, Energy, and Power Crossword

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stored energy potential energy
energy of a moving object kinetic energy
the ability to do work energy
work done in a certain amount of time power
friction converts kinetic energy to nonmechanical
the sum of kinetic energy and all forms of potential energy total energy
a push or pull force
SI unit of work joule
the force that opposes motion between two surfaces that are in contact friction
the product of the force exerted on an object and the distance the object moves in the direction of the force work
the sum of an object's potential and kinetic energy mechanical
energy that is stored in chemical bonds chemical
the net work done on an object is equal to its change in kinetic and potential energy work energy theorem
he unit of power equal to one joule of energy transferred in one second watt
form of energy involved in weighing fruit on a spring energy gravitational
a stretched rubber band or a stretched or compressed spring are examples of which potential energy elastic
states that energy cannot be created nor destroyed, but only transformed from one form into another conservation of energy
a roller coaster track is an example of a closed path
the gravitation force is called a conservative force
friction and air resistance is an example of what type of force nonconservative

Heat Transfer: Conduction, Convection, and Radiation Crossword

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Description

stored energy potential energy
energy in motion kinetic energy
ability to cause change energy
movement of energy due to differences in temperature thermal energy
transfer of energy when a push or pull makes an object move work
force between two surfaces that resists friction
material that can be burned to produce energy fuel
measure of the kinetic energy in the particles of a material temperature
movement of thermal energy from warmer objects to cooler objects heat
increase in the volume of a substance when the temperature increases thermal expansion
transfer of thermal energy by particle collision in matter conduction
materials which transfer energy easily are called__________________. conductors
transfer of thermal energy by the movement of matter from one place to another convection
transfer of thermal energy by electromagnetic waves radiation
movement of fluid particles due to increased temperature and decreased density convection currents
material made of liquids or gases that can easily change their locations fluid

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

Environmental Sustainability Crossword

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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

Potential and Kinetic Energy Crossword

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Description

Unit of Energy Joules
The energy an object has because of its motion. KINETIC
Visible energy that is given off by some objects in the form of radiation. LIGHT
Energy that moves in the form of rays, waves, and particles, such as nuclear energy. RADIATION
Energy of moving electric charges. ELECTRIC
Type of energy that is created through the breaking of chemical bonds in alkaline batteries. CHEMICAL
SI unit of energy. JOULES
Stored energy is called POTENTIAL
The SI unit of force. NEWTONS
What kind of potential energy is MGH used to calculate GRAVITATIONAL
Energy stored in an object when the shape of an object is changed like when a rubber band is stretched or compressed ELASTIC
Vibrating air that travels as waves to your ears SOUND
Energy commonly called heat. THERMAL
The force of attraction between two masses GRAVITY
The sum of kinetic energy, gravitational potential energy, and elastic potential energy in a system is called MECHANICAL
When nothing changes because there is no friction or air resistance. CONSERVATION
Rate at which speed changes ACCELERATION
To convert from one form to another TRANSFORMATION
Energy released during fission or fusion, used mostly to generate electricity. NUCLEAR
Scientific method of expressing magnitudes or qualities of important natural phenomena. SI

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

Physical Science Crossword Puzzle Project

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Crossword
Description

is an idea or explanation that you then test through study and experimentation. hypothesis
is the variable that is changed or controlled in a scientific experiment. dependent variable
are the variables that the experimenter changes to test their dependent variable. independent variable
is the rate at which an object covers distance. speed
speed and direction of an object. velocity
a unit of mass equal to 1000 grams. kilograms
is the base unit for length or distance. meters
is the metric unit base for temperature. kelvin
something that causes a change in the motion of an object. (an object's mass multiplied by its acceleration) force
is the resistance of any physical object to any change in its state of motion. inertia
the process in which energy is emitted as particles or waves. radiation
the amount of energy exerted when a force of one newton is applied over a displacement of one meter. joule
transfer of energy that occurs when a force makes an object move. work
the amount of work (or energy transfererrd) in a certain amount of time. power
transfer occurs by three mechanisms: conduction, convection, and radiation. heat
a measure of the warmth or coldness of an object or substance with reference to some standard value. temperature
the amount of heat needed to raise the temperature of one gram of a substance by one degree Celsius, or to raise the temperature of one pound of a substance by one degree Fahrenheit. specific heat
energy that is transferred by the movement of electrons or ions. conduction
heat transferred in a gas or liquid by the circulation of currents from one region to another. convection
a material or an object that does not easily allow heat, electricity, light, or sound to pass through it. insulator
can be transferred from one object to another in the form of heat. thermal energy

My Ecological Footprint Crossword

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Crossword
Description

Energy created by water movement Hydroelectric
Energy from the sea Tidal
Our natural surroundings Environment
Protective layer around the Earth Ozone
The process of reusing waste products Recycling
Coal and Natural Gas Fossil Fuels
The planet that we MUST look after Earth
A machine used to harness wind power Turbine
Energy from the Sun Solar
Gas produced from burning Fossil Fuels Greenhouse
The environmental cost of burning Fossil Fuels Global Warming
Our duty to save the planet Responsibility
Melting Polar Icecaps will cause these to rise Sea levels
Energy that can be maintained Sustainable
Our moral duty - (doing the right thing) Ethical