What are Fossil Fuels?
Fossil fuels are a liquid that is very easy to burn. That means that fossil fuels are flammable. These fuels are formed by decaying plants and animals that have been underground for millions of years. Fossil fuels are organic or natural materials.
How are Fossil Fuels Created?
Fossil fuels are created when dead plants get buried under layers and layers of sediment or rock and soil. As the rocks and sediment pile up over the plants, over millions of years, the plants turn into a liquid. The liquid is very flammable when cleaned up. This means that it can produce power for lost of things. We are running out of fossil fuels fast, so scientists are working on creating other sources of power for cars and power plants.