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Ils powerpoint fossil fuels

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Ils powerpoint fossil fuels

  1. 1. FOSSIL FUELS BY: KEVIN CASANOVA
  2. 2. What are Fossil Fuels? <ul><li>Fuels that are formed by natural resources. </li></ul><ul><li>Coal, oil, natural gas </li></ul><ul><li>Provide more than 85% of energy consumed in the U.S. </li></ul>
  3. 3. What are the different types of fossil fuels? <ul><li>COAL </li></ul><ul><li>OIL </li></ul><ul><li>NATURAL GASES </li></ul>
  4. 4. How is Coal formed? <ul><li>Made up of carbon, hydrogen, oxygen, nitrogen, and sulphur. </li></ul><ul><li>Comes from the energy stored by plants </li></ul><ul><li>Formed by lots of large plants dying and buried under water and dirt. So heat and pressure turned dead plants into coal. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Describe the different stages of a coal formation? <ul><li>First plants died a long time ago. </li></ul><ul><li>Then the plants got buried under water and dirt. </li></ul><ul><li>After, heat and pressure turned the dead plants into coal! </li></ul>
  6. 6. How is Coal used as a fossil fuel? <ul><li>It is used to fuel power plants and other factories. </li></ul><ul><li>Used as an energy source </li></ul>
  7. 7. How is oil formed? <ul><li>It was formed with the remains of animals and plants </li></ul><ul><li>It was a long time ago before the dinosaurs. </li></ul>
  8. 8. How is oil used as a Fossil Fuel? <ul><li>To create motor gasoline </li></ul><ul><li>Diesel fuel </li></ul><ul><li>Dish washing soap </li></ul><ul><li>Fueling cars </li></ul>
  9. 9. How is Natural Gas formed? <ul><li>From remains of plankton </li></ul><ul><li>Or type of small water organism </li></ul><ul><li>Heat turned the small dead organisms into natural gases. </li></ul>
  10. 10. How is Natural Gas used as a Fossil Fuel? <ul><li>Propane </li></ul><ul><li>Anti-Freeze </li></ul><ul><li>Medicine </li></ul><ul><li>Many more things </li></ul>
  11. 11. Refineries <ul><li>Industrial plant for purifying crude substances </li></ul><ul><li>Important to fossil fuels because they undergo steps to help purify substances. Or into products. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Exxon Valdez <ul><li>Occurred on March 24, 1989 </li></ul><ul><li>An oil spill occurred when a ship carried oil and the ship hit something on a surface and because of this oil spilled all over the water! </li></ul><ul><li>Around 10.8 million gallons spilled into the water. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Deep Water Horizon Water Spill <ul><li>An explosion at a refinery made oil spill in the water in a underground well. </li></ul><ul><li>It was very dangerous and it spreaded quickly </li></ul><ul><li>Became one of the worst environmental disasters in United States. </li></ul>

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