interesting facts

Energy Facts

  • fossil fuels are created by leftover materials from when the dinosaurs were here and if you dig down to find bones now then they will have turned into fossil fuels
  • fossil fuels are very old dinosaur bones or plant materials
  • Crude oil is a smelly, yellow-black liquid and is usually found in underground areas called reservoirs.
  • Coal is black or brownish-black sedimentary rock that can be burned
  • Natural gas is made primarily of methane which pollutes the air.
  • wind turbines can create energy that allows you to not be polluting at the same time.It also is good for the environment and will never run out.
  • Geothermal energy is created from heat from the Earth.
  • Sustainable energy comes from renewable resources.
  • Some renewable energy resources are solar energy, wind energy, geothermal energy, tide energy and ocean energy.
  • The first radio tube was invented by John Ambrose Fleming. That is how electronics started.
  • "There are already too many people in the world to grow crops without the use of technology."
  • To meet the world's present energy needs by using solar power, then, we would need... a machine the size of France."

Ozone Depletion

  • Ozone is a natural gas and is naturally replenished over time.
  • if we can do something to balance the natural production with its depletion, there should not be a problem.
  • Ozone layer depletion is simply the wearing out of the amount of ozone in the stratosphere.
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