Name Per ______ Date Renewable and Nonrenewable Energy For

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Name __________________________________ Per ____________ Date __________________
Renewable and Nonrenewable Energy
For your warm up, match the type of energy with its description.
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Kinetic
Potential
Gravitational
Chemical
Nuclear
AB. Electrical
AC. Thermal
AD. Radiant
AE. Mechanical
Stored energy of position.
Energy from moving electrons.
Energy of motion.
Energy stored in a stretched rubber band.
Energy stored in the height of an object.
Energy stored in the nucleus of an atom
Energy from electromagnetic radiation.
Energy stored in chemical bonds.
Energy from vibration and movement of atoms and molecules.
10. What is the law of conservation of energy?
Complete the following based on the information you learn as you listen to the
presentations.
Fill in the type of energy next to its description.
11. ____________________Liquid formed from the remains of dead plants and animals
12. ____________________Gas that is a mixture of natural gas and petroleum
13. ____________________Gas formed from the remains of dead plants and animals
14. ____________________The heaviest of the 92 naturally occurring elements.
15. ____________________Energy from falling water
16. ____________________Energy from constant temperature within the earth
17. ____________________Energy from organic matter
18. ____________________Energy from uneven heating and cooling at the surface of the earth
19. ____________________Energy from the sun
20. ____________________Solid fossil fuel made from remains of dead plants
Identify the following types of energy as renewable or non renewable.
21. Hydropower
22. Petroleum
23. Wind
24. Solar
25. Geothermal
26. Natural Gas
27. Uranium
28. Biomass
29. Propane
30. Coal
Answer the following questions.
31. Which three energy sources are used mainly by industry to make products?
32. Fission and Fusion are examples of which type of energy
33. What is the most abundant energy resource in the United States?
34. What is the cheapest way to produce electricity?
35. What type of energy converts the mechanical energy of falling water into electrical energy?
36. Which of the energy sources contain stored chemical energy?
37. What is a disadvantage of using solar energy and wind energy to produce enough energy for
an entire community?
38. What is the most abundant gas in the universe that is that is highly efficient potential fuel
for our future and could lessen our dependency on foreign oil.
39. Which colorless odorless gas is easily liquefied so it can be easily transported and stored? It
is used in many rural communities for energy.
40. What percent of electric power generated in the United States uses coal as an energy
source.