- Natural resource– naturally occurring materials found within and on the Earth or its atmosphere that is necessary or useful to humans.
- Renewable resource– a natural resource that can be replaced in nature at about the same rate it is used.
- Non renewable resource– any natural resource from the Earth that exists in a limited amount and cannot be replaced if it is used up OR cannot be naturally replaced at the same rate it is consumed.
LOOK: The WORLD’S Natural Resources by Country- https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/fields/2111.html
- What are natural resources? http://www.eschooltoday.com/natural-resources/what-is-a-natural-resource.html
- Types of Natural Resources http://www.eschooltoday.com/natural-resources/types-of-natural-resources.html
- Why are natural resources so important? http://www.eschooltoday.com/natural-resources/role-of-natural-resources.html
- Natural Resources- Can we use them forever? http://extension.illinois.edu/world/nres.cfm
- Bemular- Natural Resources (Educational Kids Music and Video)– https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ae8vtuzpUd4&list=PLRg-eXrZuuUfkVHe-maPmeT431cQ_J5GK
- Natural Resources by Bozeman Science- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LxHdUd_Q12Y
- Big Idea 7: Earth Provides Resources– https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g1KSVMR7apg
- Big Idea 9: Humans Change Earth– https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sIcchziBwt8
- Natural Resources Song– https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OXeUvTaOPNk
- Doable Renewables– https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/doable-renewables/id444974464?mt=8
- Renewable Energy Sources book- https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/renewable-energy-sources/id683085336?mt=8
- The Path to Luma– Clean energy game https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/the-path-to-luma/id1017478824?mt=8
- Smart Cities Ready to Go!– https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/smart-cities-ready-to-go!/id695088961?mt=8
FANTASTIC RESOURCES ON ALL
- Natural Resource Management for Kids– http://www.managemyproperty.com/articles/natural-resources-management-for-kids-128