Nonrenewable and renewable resources



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NONRENEWABLE AND RENEWABLE RESOURCES

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  • What do you think nonrenewable resources are?
  • Break it down...
  • Nonrenewable?
  • Resource?

NONRENEWABLE RESOURCES

  • A nonrenewable resource is a natural resource that cannot be re-made or re-grown at a scale comparable to its consumption.

NUCLEAR ENERGY

  • Nuclear fission uses uranium to create energy.
  • Nuclear energy is a nonrenewable resource because once the uranium is used, it is gone!

COAL, PETROLEUM, AND GAS

  • Coal, petroleum, and natural gas are considered nonrenewable because they can not be replenished in a short period of time. These are called fossil fuels.

HOW IS COAL MADE ???

HOW ARE OIL AND GAS MADE ???

WHAT WAS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN COAL AND OIL/GAS?

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RENEWABLE RESOURCES

  • Renewable resources are natural resources that can be replenished in a short period of time.
  • ● Solar ● Geothermal
  • ● Wind ● Biomass
  • ● Water

SOLAR

  • Energy from the sun.
  • Why is energy from the sun renewable?

GEOTHERMAL

  • Energy from Earth’s heat.
  • Why is energy from the heat of the Earth renewable?

WIND

  • Energy from the wind.
  • Why is energy from the wind renewable?

BIOMASS

  • Energy from burning organic or living matter.
  • Why is energy from biomass renewable?

WATER or HYDROELECTRIC

  • Energy from the flow of water.
  • Why is energy of flowing water renewable?

SUMMARY

  • What are the differences between nonrenewable and renewable resources?


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