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  1. Fossil Fuels 7 important facts

  2. Q: What are fossil fuels? A: Fossil fuels are sources of energy formed from the remains of once-living organisms (fossils).

  3. Q: Why do we need fossil fuels? A: FF release energy when burned. (Heat Energy) We turn this energy into electricity!

  4. Q: Where can you find fossil fuels? A: FF are found in sedimentary rocks, compressed between layers!

  5. Coal Found under deep layers of sedimentary rock

  6. Coal

  7. Coal

  8. Coal power plant in Texas!

  9. Oil / Petroleum Found under deep water / Earth’s layers

  10. Oil spill - 2010

  11. Oil spill near a city

  12. Natural gas

  13. Must drill deep in the Earth Natural gas

  14. Natural gas

  15. Q: How do fossil fuels give us energy? A: The sun’s energy is stored inside fossils. When plants & animals die, their bodies have the sun’s energy inside them.

  16. Q: How long does it take to form a fossil fuel? A: It takes millions of years for FF to form!

  17. Q: What are examples of fossil fuels? A: Examples are coal, petroleum oil and natural gas.

  18. Q: Is there anything wrong with burning fossil fuels for energy? A: 3 Problems with burning FF: • FF pollute the air. 2. They are very expensive to burn. And 3…….

  19. Problem!!!! 3. We are running out!! We are using up FF quicker than they can be replaced by nature.