This 15 page units gives students practice differentiating between renewable and nonrenewable resources. The unit includes vocabulary cards, a diagram of fossil fuel formation, charts that tell how long it takes for resources to be created or recycled. Journal writing pages give students opportunities to analyze pictures and diagrams to find similarities and differences between the resources. Students are asked to classify the resources from lists and are also asked to make observations of their surroundings to find evidence of resources in their daily lives. Meets Common Core and TEXAS TEKS Resources. Answer key included.