Stored Energy From The Sun
Pick a topic below, write how the
sun's energy is transformed into the stored energy source chosen.
You can also think about more effective ways to use this form of energy and write it next
to your explanation in an information box; find some pictures or draw diagrams to illustrate your essay.
Only some of the words are linked, use a dictionary, encyclopedia or your local library to find
out more information.
you think of any other forms of stored energy from the sun to add to this list?
Petrol is a stored energy refined from crude oil believed to be formed from ancient
plant and animal matter. Plants store the energy from the sun and animals eat
the plants for their energy. It is believed that During Noah's flood these were covered
with thousands of tons of silt and over time the mixture turned into crude oil.
Now we use
crude oil as one of our main energy sources to power industry and the cars we
We can use this
resource more effectively by planning the use of our cars:
- Working out the shortest distance to travel to all destinations.
- Keep the car in good working order.
- Using the car only when needed.
- Using the push bike for short distances or walking more often.
- Purchase a smaller car that is economical.
- Don't speed or accelerate quickly.
Can you think of any more? Maybe you know of a device that
can be installed on the engine that will help to save fuel.
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