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Where Do Natural Resources Come From? Differentiated Worksheet

  • Editable

    Editable:  Google Slides

  • Non-Editable

    Non-Editable:  PDF

  • Pages

    Pages:  5

  • Curriculum

    Curriculum:  TEKS

  • Grade

    Grade:  1 - 4

  • Differentiated

    Differentiated:  Yes

Explore where natural resources are found with a pair of differentiated natural resource worksheets.

Where Do We Find Them? Natural Resources for Kids

Teachers play a critical role in shaping the minds of the next generation. One of the most important lessons we can impart to our students is understanding where the natural resources that power our world come from. By teaching our students about the origins of natural resources, we can inspire them to appreciate the value of our planet’s finite resources and take steps toward their sustainable use.

Differentiated Natural Resource Worksheets

This resource download consists of a pair of differentiated worksheets designed to help students determine where the many natural resources on our planet can be found.

  • Version 1: This version is designed for our third-grade and up students and has students identifying resource locations by writing them in the correct locations in a table.
  • Version 2: This version is perfect for our primary learners. It has images for students to cut, sort, and paste into the different categories.

This resource asks the students to consider types of natural resources and decide whether they come from:

  • the Earth’s surface
  • the atmosphere
  • the ocean
  • from underground.

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Anna Helwig, a teacher in Arizona and Teach Starter collaborator contributed to this resource.


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