Resources
Energy
Plant Resources
Natural Resources
Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

100

Something that comes from the Earth that people use, such as minerals, water, fossil fuels, and food sources
What is natural resource?

100

3 fossil fuels
What are: coal, oil, and natural gas?

100

This resource provides homes and food for many animals.
What are: plants?

100

Anything harmful added to the air, water, or land
What is pollution?

100

To use something again
What is reuse?

200

A resource that can be replaced over time
What is a renewable resource?

200

Every living thing depends on other living things to survive.
What is interdependency?

200

3 examples of nonrenewable resources
What are: coal, oil, & natural gas?

200

An area where solid waste (trash) is buried so pollutants do not leak out
What is a landfill?

200

To change something so that it can be reused again
What is recycle?

300

The saving, preservation, and/or protection of natural resources
What is conservation?

300

The main negative human action that affects the survival of plants and animals.
What is: pollution?

300

3 resources plants produce
What are: oxygen, food, and materials useful for shelter & clothing?

300

The use of a resource
What is consumption?

300

To use less of something; not to waste something
What is reduce?

400

A resource that cannot be replaced once it is used up
What is a nonrenewable resource?

400

4 natural events that can negatively affect the survival of plant and animal species
What are: fires, floods, diseases, & erosion?

400

Plants are important factors in preventing this.
What is: soil erosion?

400

The term used to describe an animal species that has completely died out and no longer exists.
What is extinct?

400

2 examples of reusing
What are: using dishes and utensils that are washed after use rather than using paper plates and plastic utensils that are put in the trash; using hand towels rather than paper towels for drying; use the same drinking glass all day? (Any two)

500

The term that is used to describe a plant or animal species that is in danger of completely dying out
What is: endangered?

500

3 natural sources of energy
What are: sunlight, wind, & water?

500

A conservation practice in which species are protected; Example: protecting endangered plants by saving their seeds
What is resource renewal?

500

The creation of these help preserve land; these also have many uses such as recreation.
What are: parks?

500

Resources will last longer if we do these 3 things!
What are: recycle, reuse, & reduce consumption?