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Fossil Fuels
Fuel formed by the remains of once-living organisms.
Renewable resource
A resource that is replaced once it is used.
Natural Gas
A gas, methane, usually found with petroleum.
Reusable Resource
An inexhaustible resource. A resource that is replaced through natural cycles.
Heat
The transfer of thermal energy from one substance to another.
Natural Resource
Any useful materials that people take from the Earth.
Temperature
The average kinetic energy of all molecules in an object.
Nonrenewable resource
Any resource that cannot be readily replaced once it is used.
Nonrenewable resource
Any resource that cannot be readily replaced once it is used.
Nonrenewable resource
Any resource that cannot be readily replaced once it is used.
Temperature
The average kinetic energy of all molecules in an object.
Conduction
The direct transfer of heat between objects that touch.
Convection
The transfer of heat as a result of the mixing of a liquid or a gas.
Radiation
The transfer of thermal energy through electromagnetic waves.