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COAL
made from the remains of plants
remains of plants
CONSERVATION
THE PRESERVING AND WISE USE OF NATURAL RESOURCES
converving
CONTOUR PLOWING
The plowing of hilly land in a way that follows the shape of the land
plowing
CRUST
The thinnest, outermost layer of earth
layer
DAM BUILDING
Using boulders, small trees, tree branches, bushes, or boards to stop the formation of gullies
beavers
FOSSIL FUEL
A FUEL FORMED FROM THE REMAINS OF ONCE LIVING THINGS AND THAT IS NONRENEWABLE (NATURAL GAS, COAL, PETROLEUM AND OIL)
Dinosaurs left this
MINERAL
A SOLID, FOUND IN NATURE THAT HAS A DEFINITE CHEMICAL MAKEUP
METALS
THE MOST VALUABLE SUBSTANCES THAT COMES FROM ORES (IRON, COPPER, ALUMINUM, GOLD AND TIN)
IRON, COPPER, ALUMINUM, GOLD AND TIN
NATURAL RESOURCE
ANY USEFUL MATERIAL FROM EARTH, SUCH AS WATER, OIL, AND MINERALS
NATURAL RESOURCES ARE HERE ON EARTH NATURALLY, NO ONE PLANTED THEM
NONRENEWAL RESOURCE
A NATURAL RESOURCE THAT CAN'T BE REPLACED ONCE ITS REMOVED
ONCE ITS GONE IT CANNOT BE REPLACED
ORE
A MINERAL OR ROCK THAT CONTAINS ENOUGH OF A METAL TO MAKE MINING THAT METAL PROFITABLE
RENEWABLE RESOURCE
A RESOURCE THAT CAN BE REPLACED
YOU CAN GET MORE OF THIS IF YOU USE IT UP
ROCK
A SOLID MATERIAL THAT IS MADE UP OF ONE OR MORE MINERALS AND THAT MAY BE USED FOR ITS PROPERTIES
SOIL
THE LOOSE MATERIAL THAT COVERS MUCH OF EARTH'S LAND SURFACE AND IS MADE UP OF 3 LAYERS, TOPSOIL, SUBSOIL AND PARTLY WEATHERED ROCK
DIRT
SOLAR ENERGY
THE CLEAN, RELATIVELY LOW-COST ENERGY FROM THE SUN
SUN PROVIDES ENERGY
STRIP CROPPING
THE PLANTING OF COVER CROPS BETWEEN ROWS OF CROPS
ROWS
TOP SOIL
A MIXTURE OF WEATHERED ROCKS AND HUMUS
DECAYED PLANT AND ANIMAL MATTER