Grade: 4 - Earth and Space Science 2

4.ESS.2
Obtain and combine information to describe that energy and fuels are derived from natural resources and their uses affect the environment.

I Can Statements Academic Vocabulary
* I can explain how energy and fuels are derived from natural resources.
* I can describe how the use of energy and fuels derived from natural resources affect the environment.

Resources
Natural resources
Fossil fuels
Renewable resources
Nonrenewable resources
Pollution
Reclamation
Pollution
Minerals
Reduce
Reuse
Recycle

Cross Cutting Concepts
Cause and Effect
Stability
Looking Back Looking Ahead
* Observe the detailed characteristics of rocks and minerals. Identify and classify rocks as being composed of different combinations of minerals. (3.ESS.3) * Investigate ways individual communities within the United States protect the Earth’s resources and environment. (5.ESS.3)