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...