Schoolio Social Studies: Natural Resources Around the World: Use and Sustainability (61 Pages)
This Schoolio unit is designed to be suitable for any student learner currently at a grade 6, grade 7, or grade 8 working level.
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This Social Studies curriculum focuses on the importance of natural resources in our society, how they are obtained, used, and conserved. Your student learner will engage in tactile and concrete learning activities, often including research assignments, case studies, and media add-ons. This unit asks students to evaluate their personal environmental impact and create a sustainable living plan. The curriculum includes critical thinking and reflection skills. Student learners are engaged with full colour pages and interesting and varied activities, improving their understanding of the world around them while developing research, reflection, and fine motor skills.
In this 61-page unit, your student learner will study the following topics:
- What are Resources?
- Renewable Resources
- Sustainable Agriculture
- Flow Resources
- Non-Renewable Resources
- Fossil Fuels
- Environmental Impact of Fossil Fuels
- Nuclear Power
- Energy Sources Research
- Canada’s Natural Resources
- Taking Action
- Sustainable Living
As is the case with all of our Schoolio curriculum, this unit includes daily lessons, each with exercises or activities to solidify comprehension, plus answer keys.