Energy Resources

Chapter 5 Lesson 3

Science Project 2016


Solar energy is obtained from sunlight. Solar energy is goes hand and hand with thermal energy. solar energy is collected in solar panels. you can use solar energy for many things such as calculators and houses.
How solar panels work


Coal is classified as a nonrenewable energy source because it takes millions of years to form. Coal contains the energy stored by plants that lived hundreds of millions of years ago in swampy forests. Coal is classified into four main types, or ranks: anthracite, bituminous, subbituminous, and lignite. coal can get burned for heat.
How is Coal Formed? | Mocomi Kids

Fun Fact's

Spacecraft and space stations such as the International Space Station often use solar panels to generate power.