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primary source of energy
sun
solar energy
comes from the sun (usually solar is turned into electricty)
what heats the water in the water cyle to make water vapor
primary source of energy
(sun)
example of nonrenewable resource
fossil fuels
and
minerals
examples of renewable resource
plants and animals
water
fossil fuels
coal, natural gas, and petroleum
the primary source of energy produces what two things
heat and light
condition of the air around us
weather
examples of inexhaustible resource
ocean tides, solar energy,
wind
process that breaks down rocks
weathering
movement of the ocean caused by the gravitational pull of the moon
Tides
a resource that can be used up
nonrenewable resource
any form of water that falls from the clouds to Earth
precipitation
a resource that can be replaced in a short time
renewable resource
reusable resources
like when you bring a dish or spoon in your lunch kit and take it home and wash it to use again
silk, or soil, good for plant growth because it absorbs water
(pieces of little rocks and shells)
sediments
the remains of traces of past life found in sedimentary rock
fossil
a crack in the Earth where earthquakes occur
fault
to mix very evenly and separate into particles too small to be seen like in a solution
dissolve
measurement around a cirle
such as a tree trunk
circumference
the carrying away of rock or soil by wind, water, or ice
erosion
erosion agents
wind, water, or ice
the process of dropping, or depositing, ediment in a new location
erosion
the change in a substance from a gas to a liquid
condensation
a large piece of ice that changes the landforms as it moves
glacier
the release of harmful substances into the environment
pollution
rocks that contain fossils
sedimentary rock
when a matter holds its shape, texture, and color
physical property