Earth's Resources

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swestling
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Earth's Resources
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2015-03-23 08:32:04
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Chapter 22 in Glenco Science
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  1. Things found in nature that living organism use.
    natural resources
  2. Resources that can be replaced by natural processes in 100 years or less.
    Renewable resources
  3. Resources that cannot be replace by natural processes.
    Nonrenewable resources
  4. Where 57% of our garbage goes.
    landfill
  5. Any material that can harm living things by interfering with life processes .
    pollutants
  6. When the gases released by burning oil and coal mix with water in the air to form acidic rain or snow.
    Acid rain
  7. 5 billion tons of trash are thrown away in a solid form
    Solid waste
  8. Reusing materials after they have been changed into another form.
    recycling
  9. The 3 R's of solid waste management.
    Reuse, recycle, reduce
  10. The type of power Oklahoma is #1 in producing in the Nation
    Wind

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