Question 1: This Energy Source was formed from the remains of prehistoric plants and animals Fossil Fuels Question 2: Where does Geothermal Energy come from? Heat within the earth Question 3: Which Energy Source is caused by the uneven heating of the earth? Wind Energy Question 4: What equipment do we use to harness solar energy? Photovoltaic (PV) Panels Question 5: What energy source is harnessed by burning organic matter? Biomass Question 6: What is the process of splitting atoms that is used in nuclear power plants called? Nuclear Fission Question 7: What is currently the least expensive energy source to use? Hydropower Question 8: What energy source can help underdeveloped countries with their energy needs? Biomass Question 9: What energy source helps businesses stay open during power outages? Solar Question 10: What are two types of geothermal energy? Flash Plants and Hybrid Plants Question 11: What are the 3 types of fossil fuels? Coal Oil Natural Gas Question 12: What energy source has commercial and residential turbines? Wind Question 13: What is nuclear energy most often used for? To provide electricity for homes Question 14: What energy sources use steam to produce energy? Fossil Fuels, Biomass, Geothermal, and Nuclear Question 15: What energy source can disturb fish habitats? Hydropower Question 16: What wildlife may be threatened by wind energy? Birds Question 17: Solar Energy does not produce this type of pollution? Air Pollution Question 18: Biomass produces this greenhouse gas Methane Question 19: 2.7% of the energy in the United States comes from this energy source Hydropower Question 20: What energy source provides nearly all of France’s energy? Nuclear Question 21: What energy source costs the most per kWh? Fossil Fuels at $0.085/kWh Question 22: What countries is geothermal energy found in large amounts? The Ring of Fire: Indonesia, Phillippines, Japan, and the Western parts of the Americas Question 23: What are two uses, other than generating electricity, of wind energy? Grinding Grain and Pumping Water Question 24: How much money can a homeowner save by using geothermal heating? Up to $20,000 Question 25: Name one other use for solar energy besides generating electricity Heating Homes, Greenhouses, Pools, etc.