Before getting into the nitty-gritty of Reduce, Reuse, Recycle I like to teach my students about Natural Resources (It doesn't mean much to protect the environment with the 3 Rs if we don't know why Natural Resources are so important).
In looking for videos and resources ABOUT Natural Resources I found the information on animals to be extremely lacking and so created this PowerPoint for my classroom.
All images used here are royalty free and this resource is completely editable (however it is not permissible to reproduce and sell the product as I have created it). I hope you find it useful!
Slides included are:
Are you currently teaching about Natural Resources? You might be interested in my Natural Resource Information Book/Graphic organizer.