Obtain and communicate information regarding the physical and chemical properties of minerals, ores, and fossil fuels to describe their importance as Earth resources.
- Earth Science: Earth Systems and Resources
The student will demonstrate an understanding of the processes that alter the structure of Earth and provide resources for life on the planet.
Humans depend upon many Earth resources–some renewable over human lifetimes and some nonrenewable or irreplaceable. Resources are distributed unevenly around the planet as a result of past geological processes.