Natural resources of virginia
Published on: Mar 3, 2016
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Natural Resources of VirginiaEnduring Understanding: Virginia has abundant natural resources. Lots of jobsand other activities in Virginia are tied to the natural resources. The variednatural resources in Virginia include soil, forests, minerals, water, wildlife, andenergy sources. We should conserve natural resources so they are available forfuture generations.Biblical Integration: Colossians 2:2-3 My goal is that they may beencouraged in heart and united in love, so that they may have the fullriches of complete understanding, in order that they may know themystery of God, namely, Christ, in whom are hidden all the treasuresof wisdom and knowledge.Essential Vocabulary:natural resource man-made resource watersheddownstream minerals foreststimber soil recreationriver lake bayreservoir arableObjectives:• Compare and contrast natural and human-made resources.• Distinguish among rivers, lakes, and bays; describe characteristics ofeach; and name an example of each in Virginia.• Create and interpret a model of a watershed. Evaluate the statement-Weall live downstream.• Recognize the importance of Virginia’s mineral resources including coal,limestone, granite, sand, and gravel.• Appraise the importance of natural and cultivated forests.• Describe a variety of soil and land uses important in Virginia.
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