Breanna and Kevin learned that fossil fuels, such as coal and oil, release energy when they are burned. Breanna believes this energy comes from the ancient plants and animals that formed fossil fuels, but Kevin says the power in fossil

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  1. Social Studies

    1. When people talk about natural resources, they usually mean (1 point) vegetation. water. minerals. all of the above•• 2. Geothermal energy is considered a (1 point) fossil fuel. renewable resource.•• nonrenewable resource. recyclable resource.

  2. impact of energy use

    1. Fossil fuels are (1 point) • a natural resource. i pick this one • renewable. • made from minerals. •burned in hydroelectric plants. 2. Which of the following is a consequence of using fossil fuels as an energy source? (1 point) •decreased

  3. science

    How do fossil fuels play a role in the carbon cycle?(1 point) Fossil fuels require a lot of carbon to burn, which takes carbon out of the atmosphere. Fossil fuels are rich in carbon, and burning them returns carbon to the soil. Fossil fuels require a lot

  4. science(check answers)

    1. A 2. C 3. A 4. D 1. Coal, oil, and natural gas are inexpensive sources of fuel which do not cause pollution when used. A. true B. false 2. One reason people around the world use coal as an energy source is: A. It is nonrenewable. B. it can be found many

  5. Science

    Check this Compare renewable and nonrenewable energy sources, and discuss the effects of each on biodiversity. My answer Renewable resources are things like the wind and sun. You will never run out of these things. Nonrenewable resources are things like

  6. Science**updated asnwers**

    5.B 6.A 7.C 8.D 9.A 11.D 13.D 5. Which of the following types of pollution cannot be attributed to car and truck emissions? A. acid rain B. sedimentation C. ozone D. photochemical smog 6. Which of the following is a source of photochemical smog? A. fossil

  7. science

    which of the following is a consequence of using fossil fuels as an energy source

  8. science

    How do fossil fuels play a role in the carbon cycle?(1 point) Fossil fuels require a lot of carbon to burn, which takes carbon out of the atmosphere. Fossil fuels are rich in carbon, and burning them returns carbon to the soil. Fossil fuels require a lot

  9. Science

    Problem How could renewable energy sources be used in a house? Devise a Plan 1. Consider what you learned about renewable energy sources. Use what you learned to design a house that operates entirely on renewable energy sources. Focus on three major needs:

  10. Science @ MS SUE !

    what are some advantages of using renewable energy sources instead of fossil fuels ???????????

  11. science

    hello i need help Problem How could renewable energy sources be used in a house? Devise a Plan 1. Consider what you learned about renewable energy sources. Use what you learned to design a house that operates entirely on renewable energy sources. Focus on

  12. History

    If humanity has passed the point where the oil supply is declining, which suggests the most practical response? start hoarding oil in underground tanks as a hedge against a future without oil increase funding for government agencies like NASA to find other

  13. 3 science questions

    7. Which of the following is used to make biomass fuel? B. plants and animal waste C. coal

  14. Science Help!!!!

    Which of the following is a source of photochemical smog. A. Fossil fuels B. Wind energy C. Biomass fuels D. Nuclear energy Is the answer A?

  15. S.S.

    1. At current rates of use, known supplies of oil and natural gas may run out in less than _____ years. (1 point) 10 100 500 1,000 2. Which country consumes more oil, or petroleum, than it produces? (1 point) Mexico Iran United States Russia 3. Minerals,

  16. Science

    This is part two of my science I answered the other one just need to be checked on this one and the other one. 10. _________ is the most plentiful fossil fuel in the United States A:Natural Gas B:Coal C:Oil D:Petroleum 11. What is the result of fossil

  17. Science

    how can using biomass fuel instead of gasoline in car engines help conserve natural resources? It burns more fossil fuels It reduces the use of coal

  18. Science

    Over the last several decades, scientists have addressed the problem of nonrenewable natural resources such as fossil fuels. Humans are using fossil fuels at a rapid rate and scientists believe that one day we will run out of them. To solve this problem,

  19. science

    why are fossil fuels considered nonrenewable? A(there is an abundant amount of fossil fuels B(it is the most widely used source of energy C(it takes hundreds of millions of years for them to form** D(they are replaced within a short period of time

  20. science

    Problem How could renewable energy sources be used to power a car? Devise a Plan 1. Consider what you learned about renewable energy sources. Use what you learned to design a car that operates entirely on renewable energy sources. 2. Think about the

  21. Geography (Ms. Sue)

    What makes the United States and Canada leading industrial nations? My answer: Both countries are leading agricultural and industrial nations because of their wealth of resources. The United States and Canada possess ample water resources, a immense amount

  22. science

    Breanna and Kevin learned that fossil fuels, such as coal and oil, release energy when they are burned. Breanna believes this energy comes from the ancient plants and animals that formed fossil fuels, but Kevin says the power in fossil fuels comes from the

  23. Science

    5. Which of the following types of pollution cannot be attributed to car and truck emissions? A. acid rain B. sedimentation C. ozone D. photochemical smog 6. Which of the following is a source of photochemical smog? A. fossil fuels B. wind energy C.

  24. science-physics

    Q1)which of these energy resources does not originate from the suns energy?:natural gas,oil,geothermal energy,coal Q2)the burning of fossil fuels does not release? potential energy,light energy,sound energy , heat energy?? Q3)at the moment renewable energy

  25. social studies

    1. Study the circle graph. A pie chart titled/ 76.2%-fossil fuels, 18.3%-hydroelectric plants, 3.3%-other renewable sources, 2.2%-Nuclear Based on information in the graph, which of the following is most likely a serious problem for Mexico? A. the cost of

  26. Science

    Why are fossil fuels consider nonrenewable? A. There is an abundant supply of fossil fuels. B. It is the most widely used source of energy

  27. Biology Research Paper

    Is this the correct way to cite a source using parenthetical documentation in my research paper? Coal is a solid fossil fuel formed over millions of years by decay of land vegetation. When layers are compacted and heated over time, deposits turn into coal.

  28. science

    1. If you turn on the burner on a gas stove under a pan of cold water, energy moves from the burner to the pan of water. What is this type of energy transfer called? 2. If you burn wood in a fireplace, which type of energy resource are you using? 3. Which

  29. geography

    One-half of the world’s energy comes from which source? A. hydroelectric power B. fossil fuels C. nuclear energy D. solar energy i think its B

  30. Science

    Which of the following illustrates how fossil fuels can be conserved? A.) driving more frequently B.) developing more coal-burning power plants. * C.) reducing electrical use Can someone check this please?

  31. Science

    Which of the following is not part of the process of producing electricity from coal? 1. Coal is lifted onto a platform to give it potential energy before burning. 2. Coal must be burned to release heat. 3. Heating water produces steam. 4. Steam runs a

  32. Science

    ___________________ is the most plentiful fossil fuel in the US A Natural Gas B Coal C Oil D Petroleum I think the answer is A or D

  33. Science

    can I have help with this question please. Coal is a fossil fuel that is relatively inexpensive. this is one reason many people choose to use it as an energy source. how does the choice to use coal end up affecting the environment. A using more coal

  34. Science...anyone?

    1. Which of these sources of energy is NOT renewable? a.) wind b.) solar power c.) hydroelectric power d.) natural gas 2. Air can be polluted by _____. a.) tiny particles of soot b.) carbon monoxide c.) sulfuric acid d.) all of the above 3. Which of the

  35. Biology Research Paper

    I need to make my conclusion bigger; how can I do that? What more information can I add in it? Thanks Burning of fossil fuels is considered to be the largest contributing factor to the release of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere. There are many types of

  36. help please

    here is a public debate between the three candidates for the U.S. Senate. During the debate, the topics of oil and energy are addressed. Each candidate expressed their view on the issue: Edgar Eisenhower: "We need to cut our dependence on foreign oil.

  37. history

    Which of the following caused a rapid increase in the demand for coal and other fossil fuels in the late 1800s? HOME HEATING IN THE NORTH NEW SHIPS USING STEAM POWER COTTON PRODUCTION IN THE SOUTH MANUFACTURING IN THE NORTHEAST

  38. Science

    1.You notice green scum floating on the surface of a pond. How can you tell whether these organisms are plants? 2.Explain, using an example how water may become polluted 3.Why is conservation important today? 4.Most people drive cars and heat their homes

  39. biology

    Besides coal and oil (fossil fuels) what type of rocks store a great deal of carbon?

  40. Science

    Why are fossil fuels not renewable? A. There is a abundant supply of fossil fuels. B. It is a widley used source of energy. C. It takes hundreds of millions of years to form them? D. They are replaced within a short period of time.

  41. Science

    Which 6 are energy from sunlight?? nuclear energy,geothermal energy,tidal energy,fusion energy,wind,hydroelectric energy,solar energy,biomass,fossil fuels,ocean thermal,energy conversion

  42. SS

    to supply energy needs in the future, A) we have unlimited supply of fossil fuels. B) Its not necessary to look for new sources of energy. C) renewable energy sources are being devolved. D) atomic energy provides a safe alternative to fossil fuel.

  43. Science

    Which provides evidence that humans are causing an increase in the carbon dioxide concentration in the atmosphere? The net flux of carbon into the atmosphere without including the contribution from burning fossil fuels is negative. The net flux of carbon

  44. Biology research paper

    'We are currently in an energy crisis. After food, fossil fuels are humanity's most important source of energy. These resources take millions of years to make. We are currently using the fuels that were made more than 300 million years ago, before the time

  45. Social Studies help needed

    1. At current rates of use, known supplies of oil and natural gas may run out in less than _____ years. (1 point) 10 100 500 1,000 2. Which country consumes more oil, or petroleum, than it produces? (1 point) Mexico Iran United States Russia 3. Minerals,

  46. Geography

    question: Compare and contrast the various sources of energy. answer: There are various sources of energy, which modern industrial countries use to light cities, power cars and airplanes, and run computers and other electrical machines. The main energy

  47. science

    Hmm.. which energy source do you think would be most advantageous? Like, fossil fuels, natural gas, oil, coal, biomass, solar energy.... you choose.. And why do you think it would be the best? Thanks :)

  48. Biology Research Paper

    'We are currently in an energy crisis. After food, fossil fuels are humanity's most important source of energy. These resources take millions of years to make. We are currently using the fuels that were made more than 300 million years ago, before the time

  49. Biology

    'We are currently in an energy crisis. After food, fossil fuels are humanity's most important source of energy. These resources take millions of years to make. We are currently using the fuels that were made more than 300 million years ago, before the time

  50. science

    Why are fossil fuels such rich sources of energy for humans, but rocks are not? A. Rocks are too old to contain energy. B. Rocks are too difficult to extract from Earth. C. Fossil fuels contain energy-rich carbon from once-living organisms. D. Both rocks

  51. Geography

    I have to write a short essay for this topic: Compare and contrast the various sources of energy. This is what I have, but the only problem is I don't think this is comparing and contrasting. I'm just giving the facts out. Can someone please help me by

  52. Biology-Ecology

    Multiple choice: For a natural ecosystem to be self-sustaining, many compounds must be: 1. converted into new forms of energy. 2. cycled between organisms and the environment. 3. permanently removed from the environment. 4. changed into fossil fuels such

  53. science

    besides coal and oil (fossil fuels) what type of rocks store a great deal of carbon?

  54. Biology Research Paper

    'We are currently in an energy crisis. After food, fossil fuels are humanity's most important source of energy. These resources take millions of years to make. We are currently using the fuels that were made more than 300 million years ago, before the time

  55. Biology Research Paper

    This is my essay on fossil fuels. Can This is my essay on fossil fuels. Can someone please check to see if there are any improvements that can be made? Also, I need help writing a conclusion. Have you ever thought about where your electricity comes from?

  56. Biology research paper

    I fixed up my research paper and I'd love it if someone could look through it and tell me what they think. Thank you! The majority of people would agree that fossils have been one of the most important parts of our society. They are used to fuel many of

  57. Science

    I have a project in which I design a house that runs completely on renewable energy sources. When I put in solar energy, the batteries are said to use the sun's light and store the energy for later use. My question is if those batteries have some kind of

  58. Science

    How can using biomass fuels instead of gasoline in car engines help conserve natural resources? a. I makes cars run faster. b. It burns more fossil fuels. c. It reduces the use of coal.

  59. SS

    Which of the following is a source of photochemical smog? 1)fossil fuels 2)wind energy 3)biomass fuels 4)nuclear energy I THINK 4

  60. Science

    Ways to have energy in your house without having to use fossil fuels? Use the sun has your light for solar energy Have solar panels wind mills for wind energy thick walls to keep isolation electric poles Any other ways? Or any ways without using fossil

  61. science

    1, how much energy is needed to run a 40 watt light for 2 hours. 2. how you can tell coal is a more concentrated store of chemical energy than wood is. 3.why is it that the natural realese of carbon from decaying plant and animal material dose not cause

  62. Science Help!

    3. Using coal for fuel releases pollution into the atmosphere. Why do people continue to use coal if it causes pollution? A. Using more coal reduces the amount of pollution from using oil B. Using coal is relatively inexpensive. C. Mining coal helps

  63. physics

    Note: Coal and oil are non-renewable re- sources. A friend says the energy of oil and coal is actually a form of solar energy. Is your friend correct, or mistaken? 1.Mistaken; the energy is actually nuclear. 2. Correct; these materials are the result of

  64. Life science

    What is the the biological term used to explain carbon based minerals such as oil and coal which release heat energy during combustion?

  65. Biology Research Paper

    'We are currently in an energy crisis. After food, fossil fuels are humanity's most important source of energy. These resources take millions of years to make. We are currently using the fuels that were made more than 300 million years ago, before the time

  66. SCIENCE PLZZ HELP

    Which 6 are energy from sunlight?? nuclear energy,geothermal energy,tidal energy,fusion energy,wind,hydroelectric energy,solar energy,biomass,fossil fuels,ocean thermal,energy conversion

  67. BIO 1010

    1) Which of the following are fossil fuels? a. coal b. limestone c. coral skeleton d. petroleum e. choice a and d are both fossil fuels ANSWER: E 2) Satellite and other scientific data have shown that, over the past several decades, global temperatures

  68. science

    for my intro i got a 'Water is the elixir of life'and i got lota of negative impact are trasportation, production is the reliance on fossil fuels,Raw plastic must be heated before it can be injected into bottle-shaped blow molds, and this heat source is

  69. Science ASAP please

    1. Which of these sources of energy is NOT renewable? (1 point) wind solar power hydroelectric power natural gas 2. Air can be polluted by ____. (1 point) tiny particles of soot carbon monoxide sulfuric acid all of the above 3. Which of the following can

  70. earth science

    why do they call oil and natural gas "fossil" fuels?

  71. civics

    There is a public debate between the three candidates for U.S. Senate. During the debate, the topics of oil and energy are addressed. Each candidate expressed their view on the issue: Edgar Eisenhower: "We need to cut our dependence on foreign oil.

  72. chemistry

    which of the following are non- polluting: renewable sources coal nuclear fuels or oil?

  73. Science

    NEED HELP PLEASE THANK U U R NICE :) Describe how burning fossil fuels has created an imbalance in the carbon cycle. Most people drive cars and heat their homes with petroleum, coal, or natural gas. Why is it important to find alternatives for these

  74. science

    advanteges and disadvanteges of fossil fuels Check this site. http://home.clara.net/darvill/altenerg/fossil.htm advantages easy to get energy from not expensive to get energy from disadvantages pollutes the atmosphere with carbondioxide which leads to

  75. earth science

    What is the most abundant fossil fuel? A:Coal B:Gas C:Wood D:Oil

  76. earth science

    what's a good topic sentence and conclusion for why do they call oil and natural gas fossil fuels?

  77. Geography

    Compare and contrast the various sources of energy. ---my teacher told me to do renewable and non-renewable. this is what i got: Energy sources are of two types: nonrenewable and renewable. Energy sources are considered nonrenewable if they cannot be

  78. Geography

    What advantage do inexhaustible resources have over fossil fuels? My answer: Inexhaustible resources are unlimited in quality, whereas fossil fuels cannot be replaced once they have been removed from the ground.

  79. Science

    What is the source of energy in fossil fuels?

  80. Science Help!!!!

    How does using coal to generate electricity affect the enviroment? A. Using more coal reduces the amount of pollution from using oil. B. Using coal improves the quality of nearby water. C. Using coal, instead od wood from trees, helps improve the

  81. science

    How can geothermal energy affect the use of fossil fuels?

  82. science

    i have to make a poster about fossil fuels and i don't really know anything about them, so can you give me some information about them?

  83. check geo

    the north european plain is rich in: A)coal, oil, copper, and petroleum b)coal and oil my choose C)agricultural lands and petroleum deposits D)agricutural lands , iron ore, and coal

  84. world geography

    the north european plain is rich in: a. coal, oil, copper, and petroleum b. coal and oil c. agricultural lands and petroleum deposits d. agricultral lands, iron ore, and coal

  85. Science

    Do power inverters run on energy from fossil fuels?

  86. Science

    What are some unexplained aspects of the future of fossil fuels and other energy?

  87. Social studies

    Burning coal and other fossil fuels helps create acid rain and causes which of the following challenges for Eastern Europe? a.) increases acid in lakes and rivers. b.) destroys statues and monuments. c.) kills plants. d.) all of the above. (MY ANSWER)

  88. Science Help

    Using coal for fuel releases pollution into the atmosphere. Why do people continue to use coal if it causes pollution? A. Using more coal reduces the amount of pollution from using oil. B. Using coal is realtivly inexpensive. C. Mining coal helps

  89. life science

    1) outline the main problems associated with the greenhouse gases. 2) why fossil fuels referred as non renewable resources? 3) describe the strategies that could be implemented to reduce pollution and exploitation associated with fossil fuels 4) suggest

  90. SCIENCE

    FROM the point of view of an evriromentalist,which is probably the most significant argument against offshore drilling for oil? a)coal is a preferrable soure for oil. b)oil corporations are falsely advertiseing an oil shortage in order to expand thier

  91. Science

    How does the heat given off by the combustion of fossil fuels help produce electrical energy?

  92. science

    why is the use of fossil fuels not a long term solution to the worlds energy needs.

  93. science

    what are some alternative energy resources that can be used in the place of fossil fuels? did any of those match what you listed ?

  94. science

    How does using coal to generate electricity A. using more coal reduces the amount of pollution from using oil

  95. science

    which is probably the most significant argument against offshore drilling for oil? a)coal is a preferable resource to oil. b)the possible harm to the balance of nature is more important than the gain in energy.

  96. science

    Burning fossil fuels like natural gas and coal releases___. a.)trapped air layers b.) nitrogen, oxygen, and carbon compounds c.)sulfurous smog d.) ultraviolet radiation confused a little... do not understand what Sulfurous smog is? thank you

  97. Enriched science

    Engineers who are working to find alternative fuel sources hope to A. Reduce air pollution B. Use more fossil fuels C. Design microorganisms that will eat oil D. Increase the yeild of food crops

  98. Earth Science

    I'm currently doing a test and I really need some help Which provides evidence that humans are causing an increase in the carbon dioxide concentration in the atmosphere? A. The net flux of carbon out of the atmosphere without including the contribution

  99. geology

    Where do fossil fuels and minerals come from? Describe how at least one fossil fuel and mineral is formed from its sources

  100. science(check answers)

    1.True 2.A 3.B 4.C 5.C 6.B 7.C 8.D 1. Aquaculture is the practice of farming sea organisms as a renewable food source. A. True B. False. 2. Selectively cutting down trees on an area of land can be best described as A. cutting down certain trees while

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