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Fourth graders classify resources as renewable or nonrenewable while playing a board game. They read King John story and discuss the story. Students explore renewable and nonrenewable resources. They play the resources game that show what resources are renewable and what are nonrenewable.
Students identify renewable and nonrenewable resources. In this earth science lesson, students construct a T-chart of renewable and nonrenewable resources.
Fifth graders simulate extending the life of a nonrenewable resource. They conduct experiments that attempt to extend the life of a non-rechargeable battery. Pupils brainstorm a list of Earth's nonrenewable resources. Students write in their journals how one of the nonrenewable resources that they choose could be conserved.
Fifth graders simulate extending the life of a nonrenewable resource.  In this nonrenewable resources lesson, 5th graders conduct experiments that attempt to extend the life of a non-rechargeable battery. 
Students explore different sources of energy. In this energy lesson, students investigate renewable and nonrenewable sources of energy. Students discover the need for renewable energy sources and its impact on the environment.
Young scholars investigate energy conservation.  In this energy conservation and analyzing data lesson plan, students identify and explain several energy sources and research renewable and nonrenewable energy sources. Young scholars use statistics form data tables to calculate the cost of driving a car, heating a home, and other common uses of energy, then brainstorm ways in which we can conserve energy.
Fifth graders investigate energy. For this biology lesson plan, 5th graders will learn about energy, fossil fuels, and renewable and nonrenewable resources. Students will be participating in three lab activities which are described in detail.
Students and their families use a multitude of products every day. These products are manufactured in part or entirely from natural resources. Students explore about renewable and nonrenewable resources and trace resources' points of origin by constructing and analyzing a product map.
Second graders review how our society affects nature. In this energy instructional activity, 2nd graders discuss the different ways that energy is collected. They review renewable and nonrenewable energy sources. 
Learners investigate nonrenewable and renewable resources using the Internet. In this environmental lesson plan, students research and create a PowerPoint presentation on energy resources.
Fifth graders strengthen research skills and learn about Earth's nonrenewable resources. Working in small groups, 5th graders use the printable planning sheet to prepare a presentation in the method of their choice.
Students discuss key terms used to describe ecosystems and how humans are altering natural resources. They listen to the book, Grandfather's Wisdom, and list the renewable and nonrenewable resources they have used or consumed in the past 24 hours.
Sixth graders investigate the various features of the process of the scientific inquiry as it relates to the differences between renewable and nonrenewable resources. In this energy and conservation lesson, 6th graders explain the role of the sun as the major source of energy and its relationship to other forms of energy such as wind and water. Students then review the types of renewable and nonrenewable resources and how they relate to conservation.
Students identify the various natural resources used to produce common items; to explain how people use science and technology to produce those items.
Incorporate fossil fuel issues into your curriculum with these lesson plan ideas.
In this mining and nonrenewable resources worksheet, students read about mining in Texas and simulate the extraction of nonrenewable minerals. They use cookies and their components to represent the minerals they will mine and they answer a series of questions about the cost, the process and what remains in the cookie that is not useful or nonrenewable. They calculate their profit/loss and answer 5 questions about their results.
Students read and understand the importance of energy sources.  In this Renewable and nonrenewable lesson, students read an article to become familiar with the uses of energy.  Students read an article and answer questions about fossil fuels. Students research one type of energy.
Fourth graders identify the different types of renewable and nonrenewable energy sources. In this ecology lesson, 4th graders create models of wind mills and hydropower. They discuss the pros and cons of using alternative forms of energy.
In this resources worksheet, students will categorize 10 resources as either a renewable or nonrenewable resource. Students will then complete 2 short answer questions.
Students design a boat model with simplified steam engine. In this ecology lesson, students compare renewable and nonrenewable energy sources. They determine the efficiency of their boat model.

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