materials in nature that God made for our use
a natural resource that can be replaced in a short amount of time
a resource that cannot easily be replaced
List four renewable resources
soil, water, wind, plants
List four nonrenewable resources
oil, copper, coal, iron
What are some ways a farmer can take care of soil?
1. They can control erosion by using a ground cover or through contour plowing.
2. They can replace the nutrients in the soil.
plowing fields across a hill, rather than up and down a hill
a large area of land in which garbage is buried
largest source of water on earth
To be useful, water must be _______ and ______.
available and clean
Most of the fresh water people use comes from ______________.
a person who manages the forest, cares for the trees, plans for harvesting and planting new trees
cutting down trees, or plants, for use
How is the earth's water renewed?
through the water cycle