2 What are Natural Resources? Supplies from the nature.Everything on or around the Earththat we use to survive. For example:CoalOilIronTimberRiversAnimalsSunlight
3 How do we classify natural resources? Renewable resourcesNonrenewable resourcesInexhaustible resources
4 Renewable ResourcesThings that can be replaced in a relatively short amount of time.We must be wise about how we use these items! We could overuse, pollute, or destroy them too fast for them to be replaced.Examples: plants, animals, water, air, soil
5 Nonrenewable Resources Cannot be replaced in a short amount of time.Made from dead plants and animals millions of years ago.Once we use them up, they are gone forever.We are using them faster than nature can replace them.Examples: fossil fuels (oils, natural gas, coal) and minerals
6 Inexhaustible Resources Those things that can be replaced as fast as they are used.No matter how much we use, we can never run out.Examples: sunlight, wind, and ocean tides.
7 List some things that come from the Earth (natural resources) that help us live our lives. Cross off any items that you have on your list that another group mentions.ObjectNatural ResourceMoneyTrees (paper) or minerals (coins)PencilsTrees (wood)SkateboardTrees (wood) and minerals (steel)ClothesPlants (cotton)GlassSandCarMinerals (metal) and fossil fuelsSidewalksRocks and mineralsGasFossil fuels
8 Sort the Resources (use your Smart Board) OilWaterWindRenewable ResourcesNonrenewable ResourcesInexhaustible ResourcesXXXXXXXXPlantsCoalTidesSoilMineralsRocksNatural GasSolar EnergyAnimalsGasoline
35 Oxygen is a gas that we need to breathe. It is found in our air Oxygen is a gas that we need to breathe. It is found in our air. Which type of resource is oxygen?ArenewableBnonrenewableCBoth renewable and nonrenewableDSolar energy