Natural Resources and Conservation Worksheets for Grade 3

What are natural resources?

Natural resources are materials that are found in nature and can be used by people. Our natural resources include light, air, water, plants, animals, soil, minerals and fossil fuels. We need some natural resources to stay alive and others to make our lives better.

Natural resources explained

Natural resource worksheets

In these worksheets students connect common materials we make to the natural resources they come from.

Natural resources worksheets

What is conservation?

Conservation is the protection, and prevention of wasteful use, of our natural resources. Conservation requires the sensible use of all Earth’s natural resources: water, wildlife, forests, soil and minerals.

Conservation explained

Conservation worksheets

Students explore reducing, recycling and reusing in these conservation worksheets.

Conservation worksheets

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