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- Ashley P., Teacher
- Prince Rupert, BC, Canada
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Learners identify the Earth's natural resources. For this Earth science lesson, 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 define the terms renewable and nonrenewable resources and examine the impact they have on the environment. They develop a class list of natural resources, watch a short video clip, and identify the natural resources in the song "America, the Beautiful." Students read the "Amazing Facts" handout and conduct a Green Audit of their own home.
Clarifying the differences between Capitalism, Communism, and Socialism, as well as describing the historical contexts for each, this video will help viewers understand the meaning of Communist and Capitalist countries. This resource details the philosophies of both Marx and Lenin and the idealism of the origins of Communism. Additionally, the narrator creates an easy-to-read graph that places the USSR, USA, China, and modern state of Russia on a spectrum of economic and political systems.