Teachers can present the difference between nonrenewable and renewable resources on the first day of the lesson. Every day the teacher and students could add another natural resource, whether it be nonrenewable or renewable, to the class anchor chart.
Natural Resources Anchor Chart - This anchor chart will help your students master science TEK The anchor chart helps students distinguish between renewable and non-renewable resources and their advantages and disadvantages.
Creating and then cleaning up an oil spill with your students can be a fun way to teach students about the importance of taking care of our environment. Our natural resources are essential, and students will learn the value of preserving them with this experiment.
Using a worksheet chart rather than a large post it paper to compare the different types of natural resources. Could be used as a make up assignment for a student who missed or to provide journal support for students who need help organizing etc.