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Natural Resources Word Search

Teach Starter Publishing
Google Slide, PDF | 1 page | Grades: 3 - 6

Review the different natural resources with a word search.

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What is a natural resource? How are they used? Natural resources are materials or substances that are formed naturally and can be used for a specific purpose. Natural resources can be renewable or nonrenewable. This worksheet will help students determine how natural resources are useful in creating products and materials that we need.

This science word search encourages students to use and identify academic vocabulary related to environmental issues like natural resources and sustainability. Students will use the grid to find and circle twelve eco-friendly vocabulary words.

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 list additional natural resources and how they are used in everyday life.

For students needing additional support, encourage them to reference previous lessons, assignments, or anchor charts to support them with the worksheet.

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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.

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.

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This resource was created by Samantha Rose, a teacher in Florida and Teach Starter Collaborator.


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