Virginia's Natural Resources - Loudoun County Public Schools

Virginia's Natural Resources - Loudoun County Public Schools

Virginias Natural Resources By Miss Oberlander Anticipation Guide Before reading #1-5

Listening Guide Natural Resources Reading What did you list? Part A What did you learn?

Part B *Lets grade your answers with a red pen together! What is a resource? Things people use to survive

Natural Resource Sand and water Trees for lumber

A material found in nature that people use. They help us meet our needs. Resources

Natural Resources Renewable Resources Man-made

Resources Nonrenewable Resources Nonrenewable Resource A material that

cannot be replaced after use. Example: Coal Once it is

used, its gone! Think of some other NONrenewable resources! Renewable Resource A material

that, with careful planning, can be replaced or replenished after use.

Fossil Fuel Fuel formed in the earth from ancient plant and animal remains coal

oil How Coal is Made Fossil Fuel Where oil is found fossil

fuel Mineral Something that comes from the Earth and is removed by mining

Erosion The wearing away of soil by water and wind Pollute To harm earths land, air,

or water by making it dirty Runoff When the water runs across hard surfaces collecting oil, dirt, and pollutants. It can then

flow into a river and pollute the water. Conserve To keep something from becoming damaged or lost.

Natural Resources of Virginia Song To the tune of One Little, Two Little, Three Little Indians Natural resources; theyre all around us! Forests, coal, soil, wildlife, and sand,

Aggregates, clean water, and arable land Virginias natural resources! Forests Natural and cultivated forests are a

widespread resource in Virginia Carbon-dioxide Paper Wood products for buildings

Natural Appears naturally Many types of trees Grows all over the place Cultivated Grows in rows

Planted by people Typically one type of tree Arable (farmable) land Coal Electri

c power when heated Fossil fuel Sand

mixing cement and mortar in sandpits for children as a base when laying a footpath making glass mixing with heavy soil to

make it lighter spreading on icy roads sandblasting sandpaper mixing with seeds when sowing

Aggregates (Rocks) Minerals Coal Limestone Granite Sand

Gravel Limestone Used to make patios Landscaping rock Road gravel Cement

An ingredient in toothpaste! Granite is used to make: Countertops Tile

Curbing Buildings Gravel Is used for: Driveways Drainage

Erosion control Construction-related purposes Wildlife Deer Bear

Wild turkey Waterfowl Quail Rabbit Squirrel Aquatic Organisms

Bass Perch Trout Catfish Crabs Clean Water

Drinking Washing Clean Air For breathing Animals People

Beautiful Scenery For recreation And tourism Soil Virginias soil and land support a great

variety of life, provide space for economic activities, and offer a variety of recreational opportunities. Natural Resources of Virginia Song To the tune of One Little, Two Little, Three

Little Indians Natural resources; theyre all around us! Forests, coal, soil, wildlife, and sand, Aggregates, clean water, and arable land

Virginias natural resources!

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