Energy Resources

Ryan and Sam

Where is oil found?

Oil is mostly found underground. It can be inside rocks underground.

Oil mine

This is a picture of an oil mine. It is digging oil out of the ground.

Where is Solar energy found?

Solar energy is traced back to the sun, but you have to use solar panels. Solar panels could be on top of your house.

This is a picture of solar panels.

You can use as much energy as you want since it is a renewable energy. Solar panels are good because you can put it where ever you want to.

How is oil used?

Oil is used for gasoline for transportation, heating, and electricity. About 75% of the 6.79 billion barrels of petroleum in the U.S. in 2012 was gasoline heating.

How is solar energy used?

Solar energy today is used in many different ways such as power homes, cars, appliances, businesses, and cities. They can also be used as heat sources.

What are some cool facts about oil?

Did you know that oil is measured in barrels which is equal to 42 gallons. The U.S. has the 10th largest oil reserve in the world. The U.S. consumes more oil than any other Country.

What are some cool facts about solar energy?

Did you know that the sun is more than 90 million miles from earth and it takes less then 10 minutes for light to travel that distance. Solar energy is a free source.

An innovative alternative energy forms.

Robots that install solar panels, which reduces cost and they build it faster.

Renewable Energy

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