This is an excellent worksheet that could be used to asses what the students have learned about resources. It has students sort a word bank of resources in to man made and natural resources and then further into renewable and non-renewable. I would easily be able to use this as a summary assessment of the unit.
Natural Resources! Natural Resources! Natural Resources! Natural resources cootie catchers/ fortune tellers: These natural resources cootie catchers are a great way for students to have fun while learning about each type of natural resource. These cootie catchers contain the following vocabulary terms on natural resources: Renewable resources, Non-renewable resources, Geothermal energy, Nuclear energy, Hydroelectric energy, Solar energy, Fossil fuels, Wind energy
Get these 10 anchor charts to help your students remember important science concepts. Topics included: Force and Motion, Insulators and Conductors, Moon Phases, The Water Cycle, Plant Life Cycle, Natural Resources, Types of Energy, The Scientific Method, and States of Matter. These low-prep printables are anchor to use in any science journal!
The students will cut out examples of nonrenewable/renewable resources from a magazine and post it on the wall. This hands on activity is a great way for the students to comprehend what the difference is between the two.
The United States currently relies heavily on coal, oil, and natural gas for its energy. Fossil fuels are nonrenewable, that is, they draw on finite resources that will eventually dwindle, becoming too expensive or too environmentally damaging to retrieve. In contrast, renewable energy resources are constantly replenished and will never run out. Here's a green energy infograph!