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Pupils study forests and understand their reliance on forest products and examine their choices between renewable and non renewable resources.  In this forest products lesson students read several articles, complete a short writing assignment and discuss what they learned. 
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. Note: A video example would compliment this presentation.
Students discuss and view examples of the illuminated manuscripts that were created during medieval times and into the Renaissance. In small groups, they research the resources that were used to create the manuscripts and classify them as renewable or non-renewable. this lesson includes modifications for many grade levels.
Students explore renewable and nonrenewable resources. In this electricity lesson, students consider way to reduce the energy that they use as they chart and analyze their own electricity usage.
Learners identify the Earth's natural resources. In this Earth science instructional activity, students read the book The Great Kapok Tree and discuss types of natural resources. Learners 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.
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 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.
In the natural resources:  wind activity, learners read the passage and answer five comprehension questions about wind energy.
Students discuss natural resources and renewable resources with trees being considered renewable resources which need special attention. In this Earth science lesson, students write a list of reasons for why it would be good to stop cutting tress and reasons for why it would not be good. Finally, students discuss ways we could help save trees.
Eighth graders discuss the advantages and disadvantages of using renewable and non-renewable resources. In this earth science lesson, 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).
In this natural resources worksheet, students read a passage out forests and answer short answer questions about it. Students complete 5 short answer questions.
For this reading comprehension worksheet, students read a 3 paragraph selection titled "Natural Resources - Water" and then respond to 5 short answer questions.
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.
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.  
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.
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.
Students explore the way packaging is used in the distribution of goods. For this packaging lesson, students investigate how packaging is used, what resources are used to make it and ways it can be recycled.
Students study water as a non-renewable resource. In this water lesson, 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.

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