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give one advantage and disadvantage of using a photocells to generate elecricity.
Advantage- no moving parts no power cables you wont run out disdadvantages- no sun no fuel
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explain how wind turbines convert energy from the sun to electricity
energy from the sun heats the atmosphere which causes convection currents which produce wind. Wind turbines convert the kenetic energy of moving air intoelectricity. The wind turns the blades whitch turn a genorator.
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breifly describe how a powerstation works.
the aim of a powerstation is to convert one ind of energy into electricity.
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give one advantege an disadantage of using A) fossil fules b) biomass to generate power
Fossil fuels) They are very accesable but burning them causes acid rain and produce carbon dioxide. Biomass) they are renewable and quickley made but this is co2 that the the plants took out of the atmosphere.
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describe how a genorator works.
genorators rotait a coil in a magnetic feild. Every half tern the current in the coil swap direction this means that generators produce an alternating current.
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breifly describe how the greenhouse effect keeps the earth warm
the atmosphere keeps us warm by trapping heat
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how have humans affected weather patterns
the rise in co2 soot and gasses
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name 3 type of radiation
alpha beta and gamma
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give one avantge nd one disadvantage of nucular power
advantage - makes a lot of energy without relesing lots of CO2 into the atmophere disadvantage- nucular powerstations are expencive to make and maintain
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describe what procausions you should take when handling radioactive sources in a lab
everything has to be labled in a lead box and you havr to keep your exposure time short. Handle with tongs and never alow skin contact
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what shape are the orbits of thr planes in the solar system?
oblong/oval
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what force keeps plantets and satilies in orbit
gavity
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what are astroys and where are they found
astroys are piles of rubble and rock they orbit between the sun and juipiter
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explain how wind turbines convert energy from the sun to electricity

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energy from the sun heats the atmosphere which causes convection currents which produce wind. Wind turbines convert the kenetic energy of moving air intoelectricity. The wind turns the blades whitch turn a genorator.

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breifly describe how a powerstation works.

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give one advantege an disadantage of using A) fossil fules b) biomass to generate power

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describe how a genorator works.

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