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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.
Incorporate fossil fuel issues into your curriculum with these lesson plan ideas.
Students explore renewable and nonrenewable energy sources and develop a documentary that explores multiple energy sources and draws conclusions about their uses.
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 plan, 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.
Students investigate energy conservation.  For this energy conservation and analyzing data lesson, students identify and explain several energy sources and research renewable and nonrenewable energy sources. Students 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. In 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.
Students investigate how trash is classified and the options to deal with it. In this trash and recycling lesson, students perform an activity to classify trash into organic, renewable/ recyclable, now renewable/recyclable and nonrenewable/hard to recycle categories. They also perform an activity to create an edible model of a landfill.
Second graders review how our society affects nature. In this energy lesson, 2nd graders discuss the different ways that energy is collected. They review renewable and nonrenewable energy sources. 
A very basic presentation on renewable vs. nonrenewable energy sources is here for you. Quite simply, learners view a slide with the one of the following words: oil, coal, wood, water, wind, natural gas, and sun. They must decide which column each word should go in: renewable or nonrenewable.
Fifth graders define terms associated with renewable and nonrenewable resources. They identify materials that are renewable and nonrewable. They categorize a list into the correct type of resource.
Students investigate nonrenewable and renewable resources using the Internet. In this environmental lesson, 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 simulate the distribution of nonrenewable energy resources using cookies. They determine how the world's growing population effects the equitable distribution of these resources. They look at how engineers work to develop technologies that will ensure energy resources that will support the population.
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 explore alternative forms of energy, specifically solar energy, that can be used to conserve nonrenewable resources. They build solar ovens, make solar-cooked lunch, and write comparative essays that discuss pros and cons of solar energy.

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