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Alternative Energy Sources (Grade 9)

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Alternative Energy Sources

Wind, moving water, sunlight, and heat from Earth's interior are sources of
  1. alternative energy.
  2. geothermal energy.
  3. renewable energy.
  4. ocean thermal energy.
Wind power converts the movement of air into                  .
  1. turbines
  2. kinetic energy
  3. electrical energy
  4. potential energy
The energy from moving water is called                .
  1. solar power
  2. hydropower
  3. wind power
  4. fossil fuels
Geothermal energy is using energy from the wind.
  1. True
  2. False
What is the most common type of power plant in the United States?
  1. coal burning
  2. solar collecting
  3. wind power
  4. natural gas
How can the motion of the ocean (tides) be used to create a renewable energy source?

Which part of the water cycle, represented in the diagram, would be used to generate hydroelectric power?
Water Cycles Simple
  1. A
  2. B
  3. C
  4. D
What is the device called that will directly convert solar energy into electrical power?
  1. a turbine
  2. a photovoltaic cell
  3. a water wheel
  4. a generator
Corn is used to produce                     , which can be used as an alternative energy source.
                     is an energy source that is derived from purely organic matter and is renewable.

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