A Natural Resources Survey

You have been learning about the importance of the natural resources that we use. Air, water, soil, rocks, and minerals are some natural resources. So are trees and other plants. You and your family can work together to study the natural resources that are used in and around your home.

Air, Water, or Soil Rocks or Minerals Trees or Other Plants Other Natural Resources


Ask an adult to help you make a list of things in and around your home that are made from natural resources. Talk about the natural resources that each thing is made of. Print out this page and write the names of the things on the chart shown above.


From which natural resource do most things in and around your home come? Did you find anything that didn't come from a natural resource? Why do you think it is important to protect natural resources?