Vocabulary
Renewable Resources
Energy
Nonrenewable Resources
Earth Day
100
Something from nature that people use.
What is a resource?
100
Something from nature people can use, but is replaced by the planet.
What is a renewable resource?
100
The energy of position.
What is potential energy?
100
The three basic fossil fuels used on Earth.
What are oil, coal and gas?
100
The three Rs of Earth Day.
What are Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle?
200
Coal, oil, and gas
What are fossil fuels?
200
The type of energy harnessed from the sun.
What is solar energy?
200
The energy of motion.
What is kinetic energy?
200
The word for burning that explains the type of engine gasoline powered cars have.
What is combustion?
200
Name at least 3 things that YOU can recycle.
What are water bottles, Capri Sun pouches, paper, newspaper, glass, cardboard, batteries......
300
A synonym for this word is burning.
What is combustion?
300
The type of energy harnessed by turbines that stand high above the ground.
What is wind energy?
300
An example of this energy would be four children running towards a soccer ball.
What is kinetic energy?
300
The fossil fuel that gasoline comes from.
What is oil?
300
Why are wearing hand-me-downs good for the Earth?
What is they reduce the amount of materials needed to make new clothes?
400
An example of this word would be hydropower or water power.
What is a renewable resource?
400
The tool used to measure wind speed.
What is an anemometer?
400
An example of this energy is demonstrated by my teacup sitting on my desk.
What is potential energy?
400
The type of fossil fuel that heats homes.
What is oil or natural gas?
400
Name three things that YOU can reduce your use of.
What are plastic bags, water, extra packaging, fuel for cars, non-rechargeable batteries, NEW stuff...
500
The ability to make something move or change.
What is energy?
500
The greatest energy source of Earth.
What is the sun?
500
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone is on the bookshelf. The book suddenly falls from the shelf after the young girl pulls it off. Explain the energy change.
What is the change from potential energy when the book was on the shelf to kinetic energy when it was pulled off?
500
The type of fossil fuel needed to make anything plastic.
What is oil?
500
Name three ways you can conserve energy at home or school.
What are turning off lights, turning off computers, turning down the heat or turning up the air conditioning, turn off the TV, turn off any electronics that you are not using, use less water...
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