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Chapter 6 - Earth's Resources

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Unit C - Our Earth

  • Chapter 6 - Earth's Resources

How do we use Earth's resources?

Educator Materials Nature Explorations No matter what the weather or season, you can explore nature with these 11 challenges. See just how good your observation ski... Article What's the Big Idea About Earth? From slow creeping continents to ground-splitting quakes, the Earth is constantly changing. Take a peek at our planet's layer... Educator Materials Grow Rock Candy No matter where you find mineral salt—on your table or at the beach—you'll see its unique cube-shaped crystals. Take a sweet... Article Jade Jade has been used by people around the world for thousands of years—first to make tools, later to create precious works of a... Video Meet the OLogist: Ed Mathez From Greenland to South Africa to the bottom of ocean, Ed Mathez has journeyed to study rocks. Find out where his interest be... Special Exhibition Water: H2O = Life Find out more about water, which is named in every language and without which no living thing exists. November 1, 2007 — May 26, 2008 Educator Materials For Educators: Water An in-depth look at the life-giving and finite resource of water. Educator Materials Hall of Planet Earth for educators With 168 rock specimens that come from nearly all corners of the globe, the hall is a rich resource for exploring our planet'... Educator Materials Start a Rock Collection Why collect rocks? Because every rock has a story to tell about how Earth, and life on it, has changed over time. Learn how t... Interactive Bio-Benefits Can you imagine living on a planet without biodiversity? What in the world would you wear—or eat? See how biodiversity gives... Interactive The Amazing Mundo Mundo Shamundo! With the help of these magic words, the Amazing Mundo can literally reverse the sands of time. Watch him tran... Educator Materials How to Help Biodiversity Why should you harness your house pets, be a smart shopper, and protect habitats? They're your jobs as a keeper of the Earth.... Article All That Glitters (SuperScience) Did you know miners must dig up and process as many as 30 tons of rock to make a single gold ring? Take a dazzling look at ho... Article Oscawana: A Dying Lake? 2003 Young Naturalist Award-winning essay - Oscawana has all the symptoms of a dying lake. Join this seventh-grader from New...