Energy Conservation

  • Topic:

    In this unit we will study the changes in energy usage throughout history, energy alternatives we use today, fossil fuels, energy uses and conservation.

    Vocabulary:

    Earth, Sun and Moon:

    axis

    continent

    hemisphere

    horizon

    revolution

    rotation

    season

    tilt

    windbreak

    Fossil Fuels:

    coal

    gasoline

    methane

    natural gas

    non-renewable energy resource

    oil

    oil refinery

    oil reservoir

    petroleum

    Solar Energy:

    coniferous tree

    deciduous tree

    evergreen

    landscaping

    passive solar house

    roof overhanging

    solar collector

    solar reflector

     

    Energy Alternatives:

    atom

    biomass

    constant

    fission

    geothermal energy

    geyser

    hydroelectric

    nuclear energy

    nucleus

    renewable energy resource

    solar energy

    variable

    wind energy

     

     

    Conservation of Energy:

    conversion

    convert

    electricity

    generator

    Law of Conservation of Energy

    mechanical energy

    transfer

    transform

    turbine

    wind turbine

     

     

    Energy Use Timeline:

    conductor

    conserve

    conservation

    efficient

    energy

    energy alternatives

    energy resource

    insulation

    insulator

    muscle power

    political cartoon

    pollution

    work

     

     

     

     

     

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