Resources such as fuels, metals, fresh water, wetlands, and farmlands
Establish connections among Earth’s layers including the lithosphere, hydrosphere, and atmosphere.
Research and cite evidence of current resources in Earth’s systems.
No resources have been tagged as aligned with this standard.
How materials are reused in a continuous cycle in ecosystems, (e.g., Mississippi Ethanol Gasification Project to develop and demonstrate technologies for the conversion of biomass to ethanol)
Benefits of solid waste management (reduce, reuse, recycle)
Conserving renewable and nonrenewable resources (e.g., The Recycling and Solid Waste Reduction Program in Jackson, MS)
Justify the importance of Earth materials (e.g., rocks, minerals, atmospheric gases, water) to humans.
Read and evaluate scientific information about advancements in renewable and nonrenewable resources. Propose and defend ways to decrease national and global dependency on nonrenewable resources.