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Science quiz 18 13
Science quiz 2/18/13
A ______ resource is a material found in nature that is useful to humans.
______resources capable of being replaced at the same rate at which they are consumed.
_____- trees, water, and soil are examples of renewable resources.
_____________-salt being removed from seawater.
______ resources that cannot be replaced once they are used or the rate of replacement is slower than consumption.
Salt, diamonds, iron and gasoline - are examples of _____________ resource.
_____________- formed from decomposed plant and animal matter.
____________ is a sedimentary rock that is developed from the remains of plants that grew in swamps.
3 examples of _____________ are coal, petroleum and natural gas.
Methane, propane and butane are examples of _________, which are made from the elements of hydrogen and carbon.
__________ can be identified by observing their physical properties such as hardness, color, luster, streak and cleavage.
____________ conduct heat and electricity.
________ are extracted from the ground and are refined into valuable metals.
_____________ piles are made by mixing leaves, flowers, hedge clippings, weeds, coffee grounds, egg shells and vegetable scraps together with nitrogen and water.
The _________________ pile can be ready in 4 months.