Renewable resources

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Renewable resources

  1. 1. Nonrenewable vs. Renewable Resources By: Brianna Shields March 8, 2005
  2. 2. DO NOW • 1. Which alternative energy source uses the energy from the Earth’s interior (core) for power? • 2. Which alternative energy source uses the sun’s light for power? • 3. Which type of fossil fuel is made of compressed plant remains, and is solid in
  3. 3. GOAL • To be able to distinguish between renewable and nonrenewable resources.
  4. 4. REVIEW • What are fossil fuels composed of? (How are they created?)
  5. 5. REVIEW • What are the three types of fossil fuels?
  6. 6. REVIEW • Compare the benefits and consequences of using fossil fuels
  7. 7. REVIEW • Determine which alternative energy source holds the most promise for use in the future. Support your opinion with a fact.
  8. 8. REVIEW • Differentiate between hydroelectric and tidal power
  9. 9. REVIEW • Differentiate between hydrogen and nuclear energy
  10. 10. Pair Activity • Nonrenewable resources include – Oil – Coal – Natural Gas • See if you can come up with atleast 3 more resources that the Earth provides us with (either renewable or nonrenewable)
  11. 11. Nonrenewable Resources • Nonrenewabl e Resources • When they are used up, they cannot be replaced by nature
  12. 12. Nonrenewable Resources • Nonrenewabl e Resource Examples • 1. Fossil Fuels – Coal – Oil – Natural Gas
  13. 13. Nonrenewable Resources • Nonrenewabl e Resource Examples • 2. Minerals- mined, dug out of rocks and soil – (Metals, gemstones)
  14. 14. Renewable Resources • Renewable Resources • Resources that are continuously replaced by nature
  15. 15. Renewable Resources • Renewable Resource Examples • 1. Land – USES: • Soil • Area for cities, farms, forests • Produces food
  16. 16. Renewable Resources • Renewable Resource Examples • 1. Land- Problems – A. Dry
  17. 17. Renewable Resources • Renewable Resource Examples • 1. Land- Problems – B. Overgrowing crops
  18. 18. Renewable Resources • Renewable Resource Examples • 1. Land- Problems – C. Erosion
  19. 19. Renewable Resources • Renewable Resource Examples • 1. Land- Problems – D. Desertification
  20. 20. Soil Degradation
  21. 21. Renewable Resources • Renewable Resource Examples • 2. Water – USES: for drinking, cooking, bathing, cleaning
  22. 22. Renewable Resources • Renewable Resource Examples • 2. Water – USES: Water cycle purifies
  23. 23. Renewable Resources • Renewable Resource Examples • 2. Water – PROBLEMS: • Limited amount of freshwater • 97% in oceans
  24. 24. Renewable Resources • Renewable Resource Examples • 3. Animal Resources – USES: Provides food and other products
  25. 25. Renewable Resources • Renewable Resource Examples • 3. Animal Resources – PROBLEM: using too much
  26. 26. NYS Natural Resources • Use the NYS resources packet to answer the questions pertaining to the renewable and nonrenewable resources of New York State.
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