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Fossil fuels are created when organisms are buried quickly and altered by intense heat and pressure.

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    Fossil Fuel Formation

    Fossil Fuel Formation

    by CK-12 //basic
    How fossil fuels are created.
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    Fossil Fuel Formation Quiz - MS ES

    Fossil Fuel Formation Quiz - MS ES

    by CK-12 //basic
    Reviews the formation of fossil fuels.
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  • Real World Application
    Carbon Out, Carbon In

    Carbon Out, Carbon In

    by CK-12 //basic
    Plants take carbon out of the atmosphere. The carbon is stored in fossil fuels until it is burned and returned to the atmosphere. Resources that formed hundreds of millions of years ago are being used in only a few hundred years.
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  • Real World Application
    Time on a Wall

    Time on a Wall

    by CK-12 //basic
    Norway is very far north and has enormous petroleum reserves. The geologic history of the region explains why and how these two things came to be.
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  • Real World Application
    Fracking

    Fracking

    by CK-12 //basic
    Explains the pros and cons of fracking, particularly regarding the use of water as fracking fluid.
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