Renewable Resources Teacher Resources
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You Light Up My House
Young scholars explore renewable and nonrenewable resources. In this electricity instructional activity, students consider way to reduce the energy that they use as they chart and analyze their own electricity usage.
Students identify the Earth's natural resources. In this Earth science lesson plan, students read the book The Great Kapok Tree and discuss types of natural resources. Students use categories such as wood, paper, and trees and list items that come from each natural resource.
Fifth graders build knowledge about natural resources and their conservation. The students will work in small groups to create an informational poster or other visual presentation.
Energy Is Everywhere
Learners determine the difference between renewable and non-renewable resources and identify the different forms of energy. They discuss life without energy and where energy comes from before reading an article about the different sources of energy such as fossil fuels, nuclear energy, solar energy, wind energy, geothermal energy, biomass, energy, and hydroelectric power. The lesson concludes with a review worksheet.
Natural Resources: Wind
In the natural resources: wind worksheet, students read the passage and answer five comprehension questions about wind energy.
Comparing/Contrasting Energy Resources
Eighth graders discuss the advantages and disadvantages of using renewable and non-renewable resources. In this earth science instructional activity, 8th graders crate a Venn diagram using the Inspiration software. They enhance their work and print them at the end of class.
Students define the term forest stewardship and they identify good forest stewardship practices. They are asked:"Does anyone enjoy spending time in the woods?" Students identify techniques of practicing good forest stewardship (taking care of forest for the future, learning about forests, caring about wildlife in the forest, using recyclable and recycled materials,and recycling).
Natural Resources to Finished Products
This PowerPoint provides definitions and related illustrations for "natural resources," "renewable resources," and "non-renewable resources." Instructions for a classroom activity locating resources is included.
Natural Resources - Forests
In this natural resources activity, students read a passage out forests and answer short answer questions about it. Students complete 5 short answer questions.
Reading Comprehension: Natural Resources - Water
In this reading comprehension activity, students read a 3 paragraph selection titled "Natural Resources - Water" and then respond to 5 short answer questions.
Organizing Writing/Composing a First Draft
Seventh graders access an organizer from an earlier lesson and transition sentences to begin a new essay. In this organization and composing lesson, 7th graders work in small groups to create a draft of an article about natural resources that are renewable. Students have a checklist of specific information for their news article.
The Happy Game: Natural Resources
Can't get enough of the Happy Game? Here it is again, this time students help Happy get a healthy lunch by answering questions related to the environment and natural resources. This is a great game to play prior to a lesson, to get an idea of what students already know, or play it again after a lesson to show them how much they have learned.
Trees and Their uses
First graders explore the types of trees and the benefits of trees in our environment. Pupils participate in outside activities where they observe trees. In a class discussion, 1st graders evaluate products that come from trees. They discuss the value of reusing and recycling tree products.
So Many Cookies...So Much Packaging
Students explore the way packaging is used in the distribution of goods. In this packaging lesson, students investigate how packaging is used, what resources are used to make it and ways it can be recycled.
Water Is Cool!
Middle schoolers study water as a non-renewable resource. In this water instructional activity, students examine sources of water, uses of water, and explain why it is important to take care of water sources for the common good. They research the water cycle using assigned web sites.
Student Exploration: Energy Conversions
In this earthquake exploration worksheet, students complete 3 prior knowledge questions, then use "Energy Conversions Gizmo" to conduct several activities, completing short answer questions when finished.
The Water Cycle
Young scholars develop a better understanding of the need to conserve our renewable resources. In this water cycle lesson students take notes, complete a guide sheet and illustrate the water cycle.
Renewable and Non-renewable Resources
Learners play Lobster Bingo on a provided worksheet. This game demonstrates how human activities and natral events affect lobsters by impacting their food, clean water, and shelter of the reef.
Renewable and Nonrenewable Resources
Learners identify renewable and nonrenewable resources. In this earth science lesson, students construct a T-chart of renewable and nonrenewable resources.
Water: A Precioius Resource
Pupils examine how water is used in Canada. Using an atlas, they work with a partner to complete an exercise on the water supply in the country. They map Canada's ocean drainage basins and create a graphic organizer to show the relationships between the water supply and geography.