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JSS 1 Basic Science (1st, 2nd & 3rd Term) Basic Science

RENEWABLE AND NON-RENEWABLE ENERGY

Meaning of renewable and non-renewable energy

Renewable energy is the energy resources that can be replaced as they are used up. Non-renewable energy is the energy resources that cannot be replenished as they are used up.

Examples of renewable and non-renewable energy

Examples of renewable sources of energy are:

  1. Sun
  2. Wind
  3. Water
  4. Biomass
  5. Sea (tides)
  6. Biofuel

Examples of non-renewable sources of energy are:

  1. Radioactive or nuclear materials
  2. Petroleum or natural gas
  3. Coal and wood
  4. Fossil fuel

Use of renewable and non-renewable energy

  1. Used as form of transportation
  2. In information communication technology
  3. In agriculture
  4. Source of energy for operating domestic equipment

Misuse of renewable and non-renewable energy

  1. Greenhouse effect
  2. Global warming
  3. Oil spillage
  4. Acid rain

CLASSWORK

  1. Explain non-renewable sources of energy.
  2. List four renewable sources of energy

ASSIGNMENT

SECTION

  1. The renewable source of energy that uses the force of tides and waves is from (a) sea (b) wind (c) rain (d) car.
  2. The increase in the temperature of the earth’s atmosphere is caused by certain gases called …… (a) greenhouse gases (b) global warming gases (c) acid rain gases (d) special gases.
  3. Radioactive or nuclear materials is a renewable source of energy (a) true (b) false (c) not yet (d) undefined.
  4. Which of these is not a natural source of energy (a) sun (b) wind (c) water (d) kerosene?
  5. The following are not the effect of misuse of renewable and non-renewable source energy except (a) acid rain (b) regular water flow (c) traffic congestion (d) fire outbreak.

SECTION B

  1. Differentiate between renewable and non-renewable energy sources.
  2. List three non-renewable energy source

See also:

ENERGY

HIV/AIDS II

HIV/AIDS

SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED INFECTIONS

ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION II

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