Natural Resources PPT

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Natural Resources
Reviewing what YOU know 
Because we love you.
Happy Valentine’s Day
A _____ _____ is something
that comes from nature that
people can use.
natural resource
To _____ a natural resource
means to use less of it and
make it last longer.
conserve
_____ means to use
less of something.
Reduce
***What is an example of reducing?
_____ means to use again.
Reuse
***What is an example of reusing?
_____ means to make
something old into
something new.
Recycle
***What is an example of recycling?
A _____ is a weather
tool that measures
wind speed.
wind meter
A _____ is a weather
tool that measures air
temperature.
thermometer
A _______ is a weather
tool that measures
wind direction.
wind vane
What is the weather
tool that measures how
much it has rained?
rain gauge
The _____ provides
energy that powers the
water cycle.
The Sun
______ is when liquids
change to water vapor
because of the Sun’s heat.
Evaporation
_______ is when water
vapor changes into water
droplets to form clouds.
Condensation
_______ is water falling
from the sky to the
Earth’s surface.
Precipitation
***What are examples of kinds
of precipitation?
________ is a force that
pulls objects towards
the Earth.
Gravity
The Earth ______ on its
axis and makes a full
______ in 24 hours, or
one day.
Rotates; rotation
The Earth ______ around the
Sun and makes one full _____
around the Sun in 365 days, or
one year.
revolves; revolution
Name each planet! 
What are some
important facts about
our Sun?
1.
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It is at the center of our solar system.
It powers the water cycle.
It makes light and heat energy.
The planets revolve around it.
It is a medium-sized star, but it is HUGE!!!!
The ____ stays in its place.
The ______ revolves around the Sun.
The ____ revolves around the Earth, while
the Earth revolves around the Sun.
Sun
Earth
Moon
Why does the moon
shine?
It’s reflecting the Sun’s light.