Fossil Fuels  Junior Guillaume
What are Fossil Fuels? <ul><li>They are coal, oil and natural gas   </li></ul><ul><li>Fossil Fuels provide more than 85% o...
Types of Fossil Fuels <ul><li>Three major forms: Coal, oil and natural gas </li></ul><ul><li>Carbon is the basic element f...
Coal <ul><li>Coal is hard, black, and a rock-like substance </li></ul><ul><li>Coal is made up of carbon, hydrogen, oxygen,...
Types of Coal <ul><li>There are three main types of coal: anthracite, bituminous and lignite  </li></ul><ul><li>Anthracite...
Oil <ul><li>Carbon eventually turns into oil under great pressure and heat  </li></ul><ul><li>Ancient Egyptians used liqui...
Natural Gas <ul><li>Natural Gas was formed underground and was founded in Iran </li></ul><ul><li>Natural Gas is lighter th...
Refineries <ul><li>Refineries are an industrial place where fossil fuels are processed and filtered to make more fossil fu...
Exxon Valdez Oil Spill <ul><li>Oil was spilled in the Mississippi River  </li></ul><ul><li>People tried putting “booms” or...
Deep Water Horizon <ul><li>Oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico </li></ul><ul><li>Obama sent to clean it up </li></ul><ul><li>D...
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Fossil fuels

  1. 1. Fossil Fuels Junior Guillaume
  2. 2. What are Fossil Fuels? <ul><li>They are coal, oil and natural gas  </li></ul><ul><li>Fossil Fuels provide more than 85% of all the energy consumed in the United States, nearly two-thirds of our electricity, and virtually all of our transportation fuels. </li></ul><ul><li>They are called fossil fuels because they were formed before dinosaurs. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Types of Fossil Fuels <ul><li>Three major forms: Coal, oil and natural gas </li></ul><ul><li>Carbon is the basic element for Coal and other fossil fuels </li></ul>
  4. 4. Coal <ul><li>Coal is hard, black, and a rock-like substance </li></ul><ul><li>Coal is made up of carbon, hydrogen, oxygen, nitrogen and different amounts of sulphur </li></ul><ul><li>Coal is broken down and mixed with water to make slurry for fossil fuels </li></ul>
  5. 5. Types of Coal <ul><li>There are three main types of coal: anthracite, bituminous and lignite </li></ul><ul><li>Anthracite is the hardest and has the most carbon </li></ul><ul><li>Lignite is softest and is low on carbon </li></ul><ul><li>Bituminous is between the two </li></ul>
  6. 6. Oil <ul><li>Carbon eventually turns into oil under great pressure and heat </li></ul><ul><li>Ancient Egyptians used liquid oil as a medicine for wounds </li></ul><ul><li>Oil has been used in lamps to provide light </li></ul><ul><li>America used oil as medicine and to make canoes water-proof </li></ul><ul><li>Now Oil is on high demand and is used daily </li></ul>
  7. 7. Natural Gas <ul><li>Natural Gas was formed underground and was founded in Iran </li></ul><ul><li>Natural Gas is lighter then air and is highly flammable </li></ul><ul><li>Natural Gas is used for long lasting fires, or “ever-lasting” fires as some cultures used it for </li></ul>
  8. 8. Refineries <ul><li>Refineries are an industrial place where fossil fuels are processed and filtered to make more fossil fuels </li></ul><ul><li>This is good for us to have a more fossil fuels </li></ul>
  9. 9. Exxon Valdez Oil Spill <ul><li>Oil was spilled in the Mississippi River </li></ul><ul><li>People tried putting “booms” or barriers to protect the coast of the Mississippi </li></ul><ul><li>The oil will effect the animals and the fish and leave our waters sick </li></ul>
  10. 10. Deep Water Horizon <ul><li>Oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico </li></ul><ul><li>Obama sent to clean it up </li></ul><ul><li>Damages and cleaning up prices were sky high over billions of dollars </li></ul>
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