Presentation on theme: "We use things the Earth gives us to help us live better lives."— Presentation transcript:
1 We use things the Earth gives us to help us live better lives. Our Earth’s ResourcesWe use things theEarth gives us to help us live better lives.
2 ResourceA resource is something that we can get from the earth over and over againExamples of resources are:AirWaterSoilRocks
3 How we use themWe use resources to make things and to grow things we needExamples of things we use:Water to drink and grow plants for food, shelter, and clothingSoil to grow plants for food, shelter, and clothingRocks for building and jewelryMetals to make cans, building parts, and jewelrySand to make glassOil to make plastics and gasoline
4 Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle In order to make resources last, we must take care of themResources can be:Renewable – grow over time, like treesNonrenewable – we can never get more, like aluminumInexhaustible – we will never run out, like air or water, BUT it can be ruined by pollution
5 So, we must REDUCE how much we use REUSE what we can RECYCLE whatever we canIn order to help our Earth be able to keep providing for our needs.