Transcript Natural Resources PPT
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. 2. 3. 4. 5. 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.