Big Ideas Miscellaneous Nonrenewable Renewable Hydrocarbon Formation

100

What is energy can neither be created nor destroyed
the Law of Conservation of Energy states

100

It's the type of energy transfer involved when objects touch one another
Daily Double (make a wager and either win or lose depending on the correctness of your answer)

100

What is natural gas
Cleanest burning fossil fuel

100

What is wind
Caused by uneven heating of the Earth

100

What is heat and pressure
Dead organisms turned to hydrocarbons when they are exposed to which two things (must have both)

200

What is energy
Ability to move or change matter

200

What is chemical
A match head stores this type of energy

200

What is coal power plants
Most electricity in American homes comes from

200

What is a wind turbine
This wind driven device that creates electricity

200

What is any molecule containing hydrogen and carbon
definition for the term hydrocarbon

300

What is potential
Energy that could do work

300

What is heat
Most fuels provide energy in the form of

300

What is steam
A properly operating nuclear power plant would release only this into the air

300

What is cost, efficiency, or intermittent sunshine
Name one reason that solar power hasn't totally dominated energy production in the U.S.

300

What is a fuel
Any material that stores energy and releases it in a chemical change

400

What is fuel
Any material that stores energy and releases it in a chemical change

400

What is water
The most widely used form of renewable energy in the world

400

What is Uranium
Fuel rods in nuclear power plants are made from this radioactive material

400

What is Biomass or Biofuel
Fuel made from plants

400

What is kinetic
Energy of moving matter

500

What is convection
Transfer of energy through a liquid by currents

500

What is radiation
It's how the sun's energy reaches us from so far away

500

What is sulfur
most coal contains this element responsible for acid rain

500

What is a heliostat.
Solar power plants use mirrors called _______ to focus sunlight

500

What is anthracite
Type of coal formed under extreme heat and pressure

Chapter 5 Energy Resources

Press F11 for full-screen mode

Edit | Download | Share

Correct Response      Continue