Natural
Resources
Unit 1 – Lesson 3
Natural Resources
Natural resource – something in the environment that
people can use
Natural Resources
Natural Resources
PROCESSED
RAW MATERIALS
Natural Resources
wheat
Harvested
Using Resources
Industry – form of business
Example: manufacturing –making products
to sell
The automobile industry manufa...
Using Resources
Products – things people make or
grow
Farmers grow apple trees. The
apples are the product they sell.
Using Resources
Capital Resources – things that
people make in order to produce
products.
Examples – tools, machines, and
...
Using Resources
Agriculture – using soil to raise crops
or animals
Renewable and
Nonrenewable Resources
Conserve – use resources carefully
Renewable and
Nonrenewable Resources
Renewable Resource – a natural
resource that can be replaced
Renewable and
Nonrenewable Resources
Nonrenewable Resources – natural
resources that CANNOT be replaced
A Most Valuable Resource
Human Resources – people who make
products or provide services
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Natural resources

  1. 1. Natural Resources Unit 1 – Lesson 3
  2. 2. Natural Resources Natural resource – something in the environment that people can use
  3. 3. Natural Resources Natural Resources PROCESSED RAW MATERIALS
  4. 4. Natural Resources wheat Harvested
  5. 5. Using Resources Industry – form of business Example: manufacturing –making products to sell The automobile industry manufactures cars.
  6. 6. Using Resources Products – things people make or grow Farmers grow apple trees. The apples are the product they sell.
  7. 7. Using Resources Capital Resources – things that people make in order to produce products. Examples – tools, machines, and factory buildings
  8. 8. Using Resources Agriculture – using soil to raise crops or animals
  9. 9. Renewable and Nonrenewable Resources Conserve – use resources carefully
  10. 10. Renewable and Nonrenewable Resources Renewable Resource – a natural resource that can be replaced
  11. 11. Renewable and Nonrenewable Resources Nonrenewable Resources – natural resources that CANNOT be replaced
  12. 12. A Most Valuable Resource Human Resources – people who make products or provide services

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