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Environmental Chemistry

Environmental Chemistry

Are you a resourceful animal?




Life-giving chemicals move through the environment via complex interactions with living and nonliving things. Together, these interactions make up a natural cycle.

Natural resources are those things provided by the environment that support life and satisfy people's wants and needs. Humans face the issue of balancing the use of natural resources to satisfy wants and needs against the preservation of the environment.

Are you a resourceful animal? Can you match the meanings with these terms about resources?

Print the worksheet from the materials section.

Then, tell if each of these words is correctly matched with its meaning by writing yes or no in the space provided. If your answer is no, give the correct letter for the answer.

You may need to look up some topics in your textbook or a good encyclopedia.