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Toxicology Essay

331 words - 2 pages

Name: Jorge reyes
School: Samson high school

7.03 Fossil Fuels Chart

Use the table below to organize information on the formation and uses of fossil fuels such as coal, oil, and natural gas. Include examples of products made from each.

|SAMPLE |Coal |Oil |Natural Gas |
| |Coil is a combustible black or brownish-black |Oil was formed from the remains of animals and plants |The main ingredient in natural gas is methane, gas (or |
| |sedimentary rock composed mostly of carbon and |(diatoms) that lived millions of years ago in a marine |compound) composed of one carbon atom and four hydrogen |
| |hydrocarbons. |(water) ...view middle of the document...

|Motor gasoline. |It can b e used for cooking on gas grills. |
|Uses | | | |
| |Batteries. |Ink, crayons, |Energy. |
|Products | |Dishwashing liquids | |
| | |Deodorant, eyeglasses. | |

Answer the following questions using the website resources for fossil fuels in the lesson.

1. List the top five oil-producing countries.
1. Texas
2. Alaska
3. California
4. north Dakota
5. Louisiana
2. Over one-fourth of the crude oil produced in the United States is produced offshore in the Gulf of Mexico. List the top crude oil-producing states of the United States.
1. Saudi Arabia
2. Russia
3. United states
4. Iran
5. China
3. One barrel of petroleum is equal to 19 gallons.

4. Because natural gas is colorless, odorless, and tasteless, what chemical is added before distribution to give it a distinct unpleasant odor such as that of rotten eggs? A chemical that smells like sulfur.

5. Why is a chemical added to natural gas to that we are able to smell it?
Because it’s odorless.

6. List the four main types (or ranks) of coal?
1. Anthracite.
2. Bituminous coal
3. Subbituminous
4. lignite

7. How many 100 watt light bulbs can be powered for one hour by one pound of coal?

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