Science Scope and Sequence, Earth’s Natural Resources

Science Standard VI, Earth and Space Science

Lesson 640, Earth’s Natural Resources

Defining resources

Explaining the relationship between renewable and nonrenewable resources

Discussing sustainable development in order to meet present and future needs

Understanding that the distribution of the Earth’s resources is not equal

Analyzing the different types of energy in terms of sources, limits, uses, and environmental impact

Discussing how fossil fuels were formed and how they are used, including the multiple uses of petroleum and petroleum products

Understanding how to conserve and preserve resources/recycling

Discussing how to consume petroleum products wisely

Understanding the risks involved with deforestation, overpopulation, and the long- and short-term consequences of resource management

Recognizing why accountability toward the environment is essential for sustainability


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