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Natural Resource Use in the 21st Century PowerPoint

Teach Starter Publishing
PowerPoint, PDF | 22 pages | Grades: 3 - 4

A 22-slide editable PowerPoint template to use when exploring how natural resources are used by humans in the 21st century.

Use this teaching presentation when exploring natural resource (both renewable and nonrenewable) use and concepts of sustainability in your classroom.

It addresses the following content:

  • an introduction to natural resources (what they are, where they are located, and how they are used)
  • an analysis of the following natural resources and raw materials:
    • water
    • plants and animals (food)
    • metals
    • lumber
    • cotton.

This PowerPoint presentation includes:

  • informative slides
  • whole class activities
  • independent tasks.


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