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Conserving Natural ResourcesLesson Planet
K - 3rd CCSS: Adaptable
Trying to plan an engaging elementary science unit on natural resources? Conserve your energy! This five-part series of lessons and hands-on activities has exactly what you need to teach young scholars about the importance of conservation.
Debate: Natural Resources- Which Are Most Valuable to the StateLesson Planet
4th - 7th
Class members are each assigned a state's natural resource to research. In pairs, they engage in silent debates: they pass a paper back and forth, writing a line on each turn about why their resource is most important. At the end,...
By Air, Land, or Sea: The Formation and Location of Our Natural ResourcesLesson Planet
5th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Coal forms from the ancient remains of plants that were alive on Earth before the dinosaurs! Scholars use their t-charts from the previous lesson over resources and research to determine if their information is correct. Through analysis...
Native Americans and Natural ResourcesLesson Planet
4th - 5th CCSS: Adaptable
North American Indian civilizations had already been in place for over 10,000 years before the arrival of European settlers. Introduce your young historians to Indian tribes that lived in the Chesapeake region in the early seventeenth...
Natural Resources and Ancient CitiesLesson Planet
9th - 12th
Students explain how the availability of natural resources has affected human settlement patterns. They recognize the interactions of human populations on environments and compare the growth of two ancient cities in relation to natural...