Presentation on theme: "TEKS 5.7C. 5.7C Earth and space. The student knows Earth's surface is constantly changing and consists of useful resources. The student is expected."— Presentation transcript:
5.7C Earth and space. The student knows Earth's surface is constantly changing and consists of useful resources. The student is expected to identify alternative energy resources such as wind, solar, hydroelectric, geothermal, and biofuels
A renewable resource is something that can be replaced in a relatively short period of time. Examples include: -water -air -plants -trees
What is a nonrenewable resources? List 3 examples.
A nonrenewable resource is something that cannon be replaced in a short amount of time. Once it is gone….it is gone forever. Examples include: -fossil fuels -gems -coal
What is a natural resource? What are some natural resources that you use everyday?
A natural resource is something that we get from the Earth. Some natural resources we use are: -fresh water for showers/baths -fruits to eat -electricity created from fossil fuels -oil and petroleum as fuel for an automobile -sunlight so that plants can grow for us to eat.
The graph above shows the use of natural resources in an urban area. Which nonrenewable resources should the community try to conserve? TEK 4.7C & 5.2D