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Chapter 6 - Using Earth's Resources




Unit C - Earth and Its Resources

Chapter 6 - Using Earth's Resources

What things used by people come from Earth?

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 skills... 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 layers, learn... 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 art.... 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 to create... 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 look... 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 transform... Interactive Layers of Time How do your fossil-sorting skills stack up? Put them to the test with this kid-friendly online puzzle. 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 us many... Educator Materials Living with Biodiversity Series By: Center for Biodiversity and Conservation — A series of pamphlets published in conjunction with the CBC's fall 1998 public presentations... Educator Materials What is a Fossil? The most common fossils are bones and teeth, but not all fossils are body parts. Explore the wide-ranging evidence of ancient life... 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 Resources For Educators: Water: H2O = Life An in-depth look at the life-giving and finite resource of water. Educator Materials Transformation of Biosphere: Damage to Soils and Fresh Waters It's not surprising that the larger the world's population grows, the more fresh water we consume. But what is surprising is just...