Energy From Natural Resources Teacher Resources
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Integrated Science I
Students make a poster about the condition of different resources in their place. In this environmental science lesson, students discuss how to conserve natural resources. They explain how important it is to maintain balance in the ecosystem.
9th - 10th Science 7 Views 40 Downloads
Oil and Gas As A Source of Energy
Students discuss the reasons why oil and gas are the United States' main source of energy. In groups, they use the internet to research how the resources are formed and the amount of consumption by the United States. They choose books from a reading list to identify careers in this field of study.
9th - 10th Science 3 Views 11 Downloads
Renewable vs. Non-Renewable Resources
Fifth graders are introduced to the important topic of renewable, and non-renewable, resources. They are expected to be able to correctly categorize different types of resources as renewable or non-renewable. Another emphasis of this lesson is to teach the importance of conserving our non-renewable resources.
5th Science 22 Views 50 Downloads
Students recognize the importance of saving energy to save natural resources. In this saving energy instructional activity, students complete a worksheet to find types of electricity meters in their homes. Students use meter readings to calculate energy consumption.
4th - 8th Math 4 Views 32 Downloads
Prospects for a Sustainable Energy Future
Students review the definition to the word "sustainability" from two sources. After reading excerpts of the World Commission on Environment and Development, they identify the recommendations of Johansson and Goldemberg. They discuss the energy sources of the future that provide sustainability for their community.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 11 Downloads
Hawaiian Economics: Barter for Fish & Poi
Pupils examine the natural resources of Hawaii. They describe the relationship between limited resources and the need for a system to distribute them. Using the Ahupua'a barter system as an example, they examine the processes of barter and why it is no longer practiced.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 6 Downloads
Limited Resources - Understanding Our Cultural Resources
Students examine and compare preserving natural resources and preserving cultural resources. They conduct Internet research on two topics, and write a position paper on whether cultural resources or natural resources are more important to protect.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 7 Downloads
Open learners' eyes to the challenge of finding safe drinking water – something we often take for granted in our country. The PowerPoint presentation includes images, graphs, diagrams, and even a video to stimulate discussion on how we use and can conserve this precious natural resource.
5th - 8th Science 20 Views 19 Downloads
U.S. and World Energy
Eleventh graders complete a WebQuest to analyze their daily energy use and list them in the Energy Users column and share them with the class. They perform numbers 2 and 3 of the WebQuest to identify conservation methods and 4 and 5 to examine production and consumption patterns and their effects.
11th Social Studies & History 3 Views 5 Downloads
The Energy Task Force
High schoolers simulate a meeting of the President's energy task force in order to observe how energy policy may be developed with the input of various groups. Students will form groups with the following roles: lobbyists, members of the government, scientists, and environmentalists.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 1 Download
Natural Resources: Can We Use Them Forever? Grade 2
Bright colors and animation are great ways to attract a young students attention. Students are introduced to the concepts of renewable and non-renewable resources as they pose the question, will our resources be around forever? This PowerPoint provides solid examples of resource types, ways to protect our resources, and a link to an environmental awareness website.
2nd Science 3 Views 28 Downloads
Generating Ideas for Electricity Generation
Electricity is an integral part of our daily lives, but many energy sources are damaging the environment. Young engineers read about innovations in alternative energy sources, then work in groups to design and build a model of a system to generate energy.
3rd - 8th Science 16 Views 15 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Recycling and Composting
Students investigate the reasons for and processes of Recycling and Composting. In this environmental lesson, students learn to identify renewable and nonrenewable resources and then practice recycling by making recycled paper and composting organic materials.
K - 5th Science 15 Views 130 Downloads
How Do We Use Resources & Energy?
Young scholars research the cost of energy waste. In this resources and energy lesson plan, students study statistics on the use of plastic bags and calculate the cost of making plastic bags. Young scholars investigate how they can save natural resources at home.
7th - 12th Science 4 Views 25 Downloads