Earth's Resources Questions

Earth's Resources Questions

Students, utilize the given links to discover the answers to the following questions. Write the number of the question and a short answer for each question on binder paper with the title:

"Earth's Resources Questions"

1) What is a fossil fuel? What are some examples?

https://www.eesi.org/topics/fossil-fuels/description

2) What is a renewable energy source? What are some examples?

https://www.eia.gov/energyexplained/?page=renewable_home

3) What percent of the world's electricity is supplied by hydropower?

https://www.worldcoal.org/energy-frontier-combining-coal-and-renewable-energy-systems

4) What types of gases make up natural gas?

    http://naturalgas.org/overview/background/

5) What materials are used on solar panels to allow them to produce electricity?

      http://www.solar-energeasy.com/uk/en/37/how-does-solar-power-work

6) What is nuclear energy?

    http://kids.britannica.com/kids/article/nuclear-energy/353549

7) Who is considered the entrepreneur of the oil industry? What was his company's name?

https://www.eia.gov/kids/energy.php?page=fp_drake

8) Do electronics use energy when they're off?

      http://energy4me.org/all-about-energy/sustainability/energy-conservation/

9) By what percentage is the use of wind power growing worldwide each year?

    https://www.ecowatch.com/wind-energy-could-generate-nearly-20-percent-of-worlds-electricity-by--1881962962.html

10) How did oil and natural gas form?

      http://www.adventuresinenergy.org/What-are-Oil-and-Natural-Gas/How-Are-Oil-Natural-Gas-Formed.html

Done? Turn this into the 6th Science inbox with a complete heading and work on Workbook pages 138-140 due Friday.

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