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