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Earth's Natural Resources by Mind Map: Earth
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Earth's Natural Resources

Topic Environment And Society Benchmark SS.2.7.3 Describe a variety of the earth's natural resources (e.g., water, forests, and oil) and ways in which people use them Sample Performance Assessment (SPA) The student: Explains how people across the world use natural resources to meet their needs.

Water

Types

Fresh Water, Rivers, Lakes

Salt Water, Oceans, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian

Uses

Drinking

Agriculture

Manufacturing, New node

Forests

Uses

Manfacturing, furniture, desks, chairs, New node

fuel

heat, homes

Cleared for agriculture and ranching purposes

Vocab words

Deforestation

reforestation

Wind

Waves

Fossil Fuels

Oil (Petroleum)

Limited supply

Ways to obtain, drilling on land, under water drilling, BP Oil spill

Uses, gasoline / disel, cars, trucks, semis

Coal

limited supply

ways to obtain, underground mining

uses, Manufacturing plants, trains

Natural Gas

New node