Resources and Conservation – A Third Grade PowerPoint Introduction is a comprehensive PowerPoint presentation of the third grade science text covering natural resources and conservation. The presentation includes information about natural resources, renewable resources, nonrenewable resources, pollution, as well as examples. Vocabulary is included. It also includes 2 activities that are also adjusted to PDF files. The white-backed PowerPoint slides are also included in case adjustments need to be made to best suit your class. Activity one is determining renewable and nonrenewable resources. The second activity is a short answer/writing assignment about preventing/helping with pollution. The presentation correlates with the third grade Virginia Science Standards of Learning.
3.10 The student will investigate and understand that natural events and human influences can affect the survival of species. Key concepts include
a) the interdependency of plants and animals;
b) the effects of human activity on the quality of air, water, and habitat;
c) the effects of fire, flood, disease, and erosion on organisms; and
d) conservation and resource renewal.
3.11 The student will investigate and understand different sources of energy. Key concepts include
a) energy from the sun;
b) sources of renewable energy; and
c) sources of nonrenewable energy.