Directions:  Fill in the blanks for your section only.  Use a dictionary if you need to.

 

Group 1:  How to Reduce Global Warming

 

  1. _________________ pounds of carbon dioxide are released by each person each year.

 

  1. One way to reduce global warming is to ____________ the dishwasher only with a _____________ load.

 

  1. Also, if you ___________ less hot water, that will reduce water usage.  That may mean taking ________________ showers.

 

  1. You should also  _____________ your thermostat.  A _______________ is piece of equipment that keeps your heat at a consistent rate.

 

  1. It is important to also __________________ or _____________ air filters in your car and home.  It will help clean the air.

 

 

 

Group 2: What are Fossil Fuels?

 

  1. Fossil fuels are a type of non-renewable energy.  They come in three different types:
    1. ___________

                                                              i.      __________ is found in ________________________________.

 

    1. ___________

                                                              i.      __________ is found __________________________________.

 

    1. ___________

                                                              i.      __________ is also found _______________________________.

 

 

 

Group 3:  What Causes Global Warming?

 

  1. _____________________ and ____________________ are the biggest causes of global warming.

 

  1. _____________________________ is the biggest source of global warming.

 

 

 

 

 

Group 4:  Ways to Lower Carbon Emissions

 

  1. Choose ________________ _________________, which is a type of renewable energy.

 

    1. _______________________ energy is energy that can be created or used again.  _________________________ energy is energy that is gone forever once it is used.

 

  1. If you _______________ energy at home, it will ___________ your fuel bills.

 

    1. 25% of energy we produce is energy to _____________ and __________ our homes and to power ______________________ _________________.

 

  1. Also, if you _________ __________ on your car journeys, you will save money on _________________.

 

    1. Around 22% of all car journeys are ________ than one mile, and 42% are ____________ _____________ __________ ____________!

 

  1. __________ ___________ is the _______________ growing source of carbon emissions.

 

  1. Finally, we must _______________ waste and _____________ more.

 

 

Group 5:  Results of Global Warming

 

 

  1. One result of global warming is ____________ and _____________. 

 

    1. A ______________ is a long period of extremely dry weather.  There is not enough rain.

 

    1. A ______________ is a big fire that moves quickly across dry land.

 

    1. ______________ temperatures increase _____________ and increase evaporation of ____________.  This makes the earth very hot and dry, which leads to drought and wildfire.

 

  1. There are also more intense ____________________ and more heat waves.
    1. A heat wave is a period of unusually ___________ weather, which leads to heat-related _______________.

 

  1. The ___________ will also get _____________.  This may lead to more __________________ and ________________ hurricanes.  When there is warmer water in the oceans, there is more ______________ in storms.

 

  1. Finally, another scary result of global warming is the ________________ of temperatures which may destroy _________________ and ________________.