Name: ________________________________________ date: _______________ period: _______

advertisement
Name: ________________________________________ date: _______________ period: _______
Environmental Issues and Solutions Study Guide
1. What are fossil fuels?
2. Give 3 examples of fossil fuels.
3. Compare renewable and nonrenewable resources.
4. Give two examples each of the above resources.
5. Water is changed into steam to run a turbine in a nuclear power plant.
How is the heat generated to so this?
6. Is uranium a renewable or nonrenewable resource?
7. What hazardous waste is produced in nuclear power plants?
8. Define the following vocabulary words:
a. Extinction
b. Recycling
c. Pollution
9. Carbon dioxide and methane gasses in the atmosphere are causing
global warming. Give three causes of global warming.
a.
b.
c.
10.
Define the 3 processes in the water cycle.
a. Evaporation
b. Condensation
c. Precipitation
11.
What type of water makes up most of the water on Earth?
Download
Related flashcards

Cold War

76 cards

People of the Cold War

30 cards

KGB officers

28 cards

Create Flashcards