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7. What technology is Mining materials, burners, energy Solar panels, converters, distributors,
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involved in gathering or using this resource? (4 pts) collectors and distributors. storages for the energy and monitors to run the software. 8. How do we use this resource to generate electricity? (4 pts) Thermal coal that has been pulverised to a fine powder is burned The resulting heat is used to turn water into steam The steam at very high pressure is then used to spin a turbine, connected to an electrical generator The spinning turbine causes large magnets to turn within copper wire coils; this is called the generator The moving magnets cause electrons in the wires to move from one place to another, creating an electrical current and producing electricity. Solar-powered photovoltaic panels convert the sun's rays into electricity by exciting electrons in silicon cells using the photons of light from the sun. This electricity can then be used to supply renewable energy to your home or business. 9. What are the potential hazards associated with using and this resource? (include at least two) (4 pts) Harmful gases released into the air and harms wild life Greenhouse gases and hazardous byproducts Burning down structures or environments and scaring the landscape Electrical dangers and installation risks 10. If this were to be our primary way for generating electricity what effect would this have on individuals and the environment? (4 pts)
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