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Earth's Spheres and Natural Resources

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
The geosphere, exosphere, hydrosphere, and atmosphere are Earth's four main spheres. Surprisingly, all of these spheres work together providing us with resources, weather, plants, climate, and a place to live. Here is a collection of...
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Climate Change in My Backyard: Grades 5-6, Unit 4

For Teachers 5th - 6th Standards
The last unit in a series of four focuses on the role individuals play in climate change. Students examine their ecological footprint then expand their research to consider the impacts on ecological systems and human civilization in a...
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WE Are Innovators: Elementary Resources

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
A collection of five resources encourages young scientists to be innovative thinkers and design a sustainable product or service. Lessons target pollution, food waste, energy-inefficient housing, and transportation issues.    
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Sustainability: Pre-K-2nd Grade

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
A collection created for pre-K through second-grade scholars focuses on the concept of sustainability. A variety of lesson plans touch on several ideas such as transportation, food, and carbon footprints. Hands-on learning experiences...
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Conserving Natural Resources

For Teachers K - 3rd Standards
Trying to plan an engaging elementary science unit on natural resources? Conserve your energy! This five-part series of lessons and hands-on activities has exactly what you need to teach young scholars about the importance of conservation.
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Study Jams! Natural Resources

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Use this slide show to introduce your class to some of our most useful natural resources. The text beneath the photographs differentiates between renewable and non-renewable resources. The need for conservation of resources and human...
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Protecting Natural Resources

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders recognize what our natural resources are and their importance. In this natural resource recycling lesson, 3rd graders understand why it is important to recycle and conserve natural resources. Students can explain how...
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ESS3A - Natural Resources

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
Explore the natural resources on earth in relation to the specific Next Generation Standard. Understanding these resources are not evenly distributed in all locations helps gain a perspective of their uses. Nonrenewable resources need...
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Debate: Natural Resources- Which Are Most Valuable to the State

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Class members are each assigned a state's natural resource to research. In pairs, they engage in silent debates: they pass a paper back and forth, writing a line on each turn about why their resource is most important. At the end,...
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By Air, Land, or Sea: The Formation and Location of Our Natural Resources

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Coal forms from the ancient remains of plants that were alive on Earth before the dinosaurs! Scholars use their t-charts from the previous lesson over resources and research to determine if their information is correct. Through analysis...
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Native Americans and Natural Resources

For Teachers 4th - 5th Standards
North American Indian civilizations had already been in place for over 10,000 years before the arrival of European settlers. Introduce your young historians to Indian tribes that lived in the Chesapeake region in the early seventeenth...
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Natural Resources Bingo

For Teachers 2nd - 8th Standards
Bingo isn't just a silly game, it's a great way to practice all types of skills. After reviewing that the earth is composed of natural resources, what those natural resources are, and sustainability, the class plays a game of bingo. The...
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Natural Resources

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
What natural resources are available in your area? Your learners can consider this question after reading a brief passage about natural and renewable resources. After reading, class members respond to five questions related to the reading.
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Quiz on Natural Resources #1

For Students 5th - 7th
In this physical science worksheet, students complete an 8 question multiple choice online interactive quiz about the natural resources and fossil fuels. The quiz may also be printed and completed on paper.
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Natural Resources Matter

For Students 4th - 7th
This natural resources worksheet includes discussion activities about natural resources, 2 word searches, and a list of related books and videos.
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Food Waste and Natural Resources

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
There is a limited supply of natural resources. Pupils complete a series of activities to investigate the natural resources used in food processing. They consider food waste to draw conclusions about the amount of resources used...
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Natural Resources Poster

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students inspect natural resources. In this natural resources lesson, students view a PowerPoint regarding natural resources and take a walk around the school wearing special glasses designed to help them "see" natural resources....
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Painting With Soil

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students investigate the use of soil, an important natural resource in artwork. They experiment by crushing soil particles and adding the different color samples to artist acrylic to create true "earth colors". Using this paint, they...
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What is an Ecological Footprint?

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Introduce youngsters to the term ecological footprint. Learners identify ways in which humans affect the environment. They look at the problems associated with the use of natural resources, and focus on ways to preserve natural...
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I Want It! I Need It!

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Discuss wants and needs with your elementary ecologists and get them to consider what would happen to our natural resources if we all got everything that we want. Learners play a card sorting game and take an ecological footprint quiz on...
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Types of Natural Resources

For Students 5th - 12th
In this natural resources worksheet, students complete an on-line quiz, choosing questions and matching answers. Students score 1 point for each correct answer; a printed version is available.
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Natural Resources - Oil

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this natural resources worksheet, students read a passage about oil and answer short answer questions about it. Students complete 5 questions.
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Sustainable Development and Canada's Natural Resources

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Students use text information, data and graphs to explain what sustainable development is, and to investigate the rate of consumption of Canada's natural resources. In groups, they graph their findings.
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Natural Resources - Forests

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this natural resources worksheet, students read a passage out forests and answer short answer questions about it. Students complete 5 short answer questions.