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Natural Resources Vocabulary Worksheets

Teach Starter Publishing
Google Slide, PDF | 10 pages | Grades: 3 - 4

Practice and review vocabulary terms associated with natural resources with this worksheet pack.

Natural Resources Worksheet Bundle

Are you looking for some science vocabulary resources for your natural resources unit? Look no further! This pack includes interactive notebook templates, a definition sheet, graphic organizers, matching activities, and a cloze-reading passage. Each of these activities will strengthen student understanding of natural resource concepts.

Students will complete activities with the following vocabulary terms:

  • natural resource
  • renewable
  • nonrenewable
  • fossil fuels
  • conservation
  • minerals
  • solar energy
  • water
  • sustainability
  • metals

An answer key is included with your download to make grading fast and easy!  

Tips for Differentiation + Scaffolding 

In addition to independent student work time, use this worksheet as an activity for:

For students who need a bit of a challenge, encourage them to create a poster or infographic with some of the vocabulary terms.

If there are students who need support with the topics, encourage them to complete the activities with a small group or in a 1-on1 setting. Additionally, invite students to reference previous lessons, activities, and anchor charts.

​🖨️ Easily Download & Print

Use the dropdown icon on the Download button to choose between the PDF or editable Google Slides version of this resource. 

Because this resource includes an answer sheet, we recommend you print one copy of the entire file. Then, make photocopies of the blank worksheet for students to complete. 

To save paper, we suggest printing this multi-page worksheet double-sided. 

Turn this teaching resource into a sustainable activity by printing on cardstock and slipping it into a dry-erase sleeve. Students can record their answers with a whiteboard marker, then erase and reuse them.

Additionally, project the worksheet onto a screen and work through it as a class by having students record their answers in their notebooks. 

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This resource was created by Melissa McLaren, a teacher in Massachusetts and Teach Starter Collaborator. 

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