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1 Natural Resources and Patterns What do we do with resources, and how does it affect us? WG.12.A analyze how the creation, distribution, and management of key natural resources affects the location and patterns of movement of products, money, and people [READINESS STANDARD] YSLETA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT SOCIAL STUDIES INSTRUCTIONAL TEAM

2 Which words are you familiar with, and which do you not yet know? CreationDistributionManagement Natural Resources PatternsMovement ProductLaborTrade

3 What resources are being created here? Food? Minerals? Energy? Mungbeans being harvested in Somalia

4 What resources are being created here? Food? Minerals? Energy? Peasant harvesting a rice paddy with a buffalo, Yangshuo, Guangxi, China.

5 What resources are being created here? Food? Minerals? Energy? South Africa gold mining field. JOHANNESBURG - South Africa's Gold

6 What resources are being created here? Food? Minerals? Energy? Trends in Renewable Energy Production and Consumption in the USA

7 How will our desire to create resources affect settlement? If the jobs are in the purple, then where are the resources being created?

8 Let’s see what we know… Which are you ready to answer, and which do you need a peek? Copper and nitrate mining are responsible for a concentration of population in which of the following? A northern Chile B southern Chile C southern Argentina D northern Ecuador Intensive agriculture assumes heavy human labor and double cropping. Where would this likely be found in China? A rice paddies B wheat fields C citrus orchards D soybean fields

9 What impacts distribution of resources? Resources being shipped to a “buyer” nation.

10 What impacts distribution of resources? Transatlantic Slave Trade.

11 What impacts distribution of resources?

12 Australia’s Top Ten Two Way Trading Partners China Japan United States Singapore United Kingdom Republic of Korea New Zealand Thailand Germany Malaysia Australia’s Top Ten Commodities for Trade Coal Iron Ore Education Gold Personal Travel Crude Petroleum Professional, technical labor Aluminum Ores Natural Gas Aluminum

13 Let’s see what we know… Which are you ready to answer, and which do you need a peek? Currently Australia’s largest trading partners are all of the following except — F U.S. G United Kingdom H Japan J Brazil All of the following would have been developed by the British in South Asia to enhance trade in the 17th and 18th centuries EXCEPT: F railroads G ports H roads J airports

14 What should be considered in managing resources??

15 Let’s see what we know… Are you ready to answer, and which do you need a peek? 5 How has the international management of whaling influenced the economic patterns of Japan? A Japan has halted whaling efforts. B Japan has closed many gourmet and specialty restaurants. C The United States has banned Japanese fishing in U.S. waters. D The United States has lowered the quota for the numbers of whales Japan may catch. I strongly recommend that the President immediately inform Japan that it will not be eligible for fish that may become available for harvest by foreign vessels in U.S. waters. —U.S. Secretary of Commerce Norman Mineta,White House press conference, September 13, 2000

16 Talk to each other, and then talk to me… WG.12.A Analyze how the creation, distribution, and management of key natural resources affects the location and patterns of movement of products, money, and people What do we do with resources, and how does it affect us? Use the word wall words to answer.

17 Resources www.neok12.com/Natural-Resources.htm Educational Videos, Quizzes and Games for Kids in Kindergarten, Elementary...www.neok12.com/Natural-Resources.htm www.econedlink.org/lessons/index.php? Where did that pencil come from? The Study of Natural Resources... includes a lesson plan and student versionwww.econedlink.org/lessons/index.phpWhere did that pencil come from? The Study of Natural Resources... http://science.hq.nasa.gov/kids/earth.html 5E Lessonshttp://science.hq.nasa.gov/kids/earth.html www.nrdc.com


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