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Grade 3 Environmental Science
What type of energy resource is coal?
Earth Day - Factory
  1. renewable
  2. non-renewable
Grade 3 Environmental Science
Examples of natural resources include soil, water, metals, and fossil fuels.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 3 Environmental Science
Which of the following are NONRENEWABLE sources of energy?
  1. wind, water, sunlight
  2. water, wood, wind
  3. sunlight and water
  4. coal, oil, and natural gas
Grade 3 Environmental Science
What type of energy resource is solar power?
Earth Day - Solar Cell
  1. renewable
  2. non-renewable
Grade 3 Environmental Science
What is power from the Sun called?
  1. hot power
  2. cold power
  3. lunar power
  4. solar power
Grade 3 Environmental Science
Fossil fuels are renewable resources.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 3 Environmental Science
What are 3 types of pollution? Select 3.
  1. Energy pollution
  2. Land pollution
  3. Air pollution
  4. Water pollution
Grade 3 Environmental Science
What type of energy resource is wind?
Earth Day - Wind Turbines
  1. renewable
  2. non-renewable
Grade 3 Environmental Science
What type of a resource is a tree?
  1. renewable
  2. non-renewable
  3. limited resource
Grade 3 Environmental Science
The main energy source for Earth is/are                .
  1. rivers
  2. the Sun
  3. the Moon
  4. volcanoes
Grade 3 Environmental Science
A nonrenewable resource is                .
  1. the Sun
  2. coal
  3. the trees
Grade 3 Environmental Science
Examples of renewable resources include
  1. fresh water.
  2. fish and animals.
  3. trees and plants.
  4. all of the above
Grade 3 Environmental Science
Which word is sometimes used as another name for oil?
  1. petroleum
  2. pollution
  3. energy
  4. medicine
Grade 3 Environmental Science
Soil could be used as a resource.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 3 Environmental Science
What is conservation?
  1. when we protect our resources by using them wisely
  2. when we use up everything we have
  3. when animals go on a journey
Grade 3 Environmental Science
Landfills change the environment and destroy animal habitats.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 3 Environmental Science
Resources that cannot be replaced in a human lifetime are called                 resources.
  1. renewable
  2. nonrenewable
  3. natural
  4. reusable
Grade 3 Environmental Science
Global warming is caused by
  1. burning fossil fuels.
  2. wind.
  3. hunting.
Grade 3 Environmental Science
Examples of nonrenewable resources are
  1. animals, such as fish.
  2. coal, natural gas, oil, fossil fuels, minerals.
  3. sun, wind, water.
  4. none of the above
Grade 3 Environmental Science
What are water turbines used for today?
  1. to grind corn
  2. create wind tunnels
  3. to power sawmills
  4. to generate electricity
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