Saving the Earth's Resources

Contributor: Ashley Rose. Lesson ID: 10120

What if you turn on the faucet and nothing comes out? Have you heard about air pollution? Learn how to conserve resources and maybe decide on a career teaching others about keeping the earth clean!


Earth Science, People and Their Environment

learning style
personality style
Grade Level
Intermediate (3-5)
Lesson Type
Quick Query

Lesson Plan - Get It!

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The earth's resources are in trouble!

  • Can you save them?
  • Which resource is being wasted in the picture below?
  • What can you do to help?

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Letting the faucet run while no one is using it wastes a lot of water. Water is a natural resource we need to conserve.

In this lesson, learn about natural resources and how to preserve them.

  • What are natural resources?
  • How can you preserve them?

Discover the answers as you watch the video below.

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Think about why it is important to save the earth's resources.

Take a walk with an adult and look around your community. As you observe your community, list the natural resources that are used by you and your neighbors and other people around you.

  • Do you see any wasteful uses of resources?
  • What would happen if people used up all of the earth's resources?

Continue to the Got It? section to think about ways to preserve natural resources.

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