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Unit 9: Ecology: Natural Resources

Unit 9: Ecology: Natural Resources Ch 5

Class Power Point Notes:

 
 
 
Objectives:
• List examples of natural resources
• Compare renewable resources and nonrenewable resources
• Explain the importance of conservation
• Describe the different types of pollution
• Explain why some animals are extinct, endangered, or threatened
• List alternative energy resources
• Model one way in which an oil spill is cleaned up
• Compare a hybrid electric car to a gasoline powered car
 
Natural Resource Unit Assignments:

_____ Daily Bell Work Assignments (Vocabulary; Comparison Activities)
_____ Power Point Lecture Notes: Natural Resources: Renewable and Nonrenewable
_____ Power Point Lecture Notes: Conservation and Recycling
_____ Power Point Lecture Notes: Pollution, Soil Conservation, Maintaining Biodiversity
_____ Power Point Lecture Notes: Alternative Energy Resources
_____  “Planet Earth: The Future Living Together” Video Notes
_____  “Planet Earth: Into the Wilderness” Video Notes
_____  “Planet Earth: Saving Species” Video Notes
_____ Complete Practice Worksheets as assigned
_____ Complete Ch 24 Vocabulary Review and Chapter Quiz pg 390-391 (PM)

        PROJECTS/ ASSESSMENT
_____ Graphic Organizer: Renewable Resources
_____ Graphic Organizer: Nonrenewable Resources
_____ Lab Activity: Cleaning Up an Oil Spill
_____ Chapter 24 Unit test