Science - Conservation, Pollution & Waste Management
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What is conservation?
This is the protection, preservation and careful use of our natural resources
State a benefit of conservation
It prevents living things from being wiped out eg. red squirrels
To allow future generations to have access to the same natural resources as we have
What is pollution?
Pollution is adding unwanted wastes to the environment causing damage to it
List two types of pollution
State one way humans can improve the environment
Use renewable energy
Use recycable bags instead of plastic bags
State one way humans can harm the environment
Do not burn fossil fuels
Do not dump waste in the river
Explain biodegradable and give an example
These are materials that rot eg. cardboard, paper, vegetables, fruit and wood
What is non-biodegradable? Give an example
These are materials that do not rot eg. metals, plastic and stone
What would you like to do?
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