Both resources and energy allow us to flourish on planet Earth. But, what exactly are resources, and why are they so important? Check out this video:
The simplest definition of energy is "the ability to do work". Energy is how things change and move. It's everywhere around us and takes all sorts of forms. It takes energy to cook food, to drive to school, and to jump in the air. Energy consumption just means how much energy we are using each year to power our houses, factories, businesses and vehicles.
Different forms of EnergyEnergy can take a number of different forms. Here are some examples:
Energy is taken from two types of energy source:
Urbanization is the movement of an increasing percentage of the population into urban areas.
Access the lesson here, to learn more about urbanization, why it occurs and some consequences of urbanization: https://www.canva.com/design/DAEA5G-AAzQ/xvGSybbqnF0rG7cH__wTmQ/view
Our economic growth and development are leading to an increase of environmental damage and risk. Countries are turning to more sustainable ways of economic growth and development to decrease our environmental impact.
Economic development without conducting any harm to the environment or depletion of natural resources. Sustainable development aims to meet the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.
The 7 Continents of Earth.Access the lesson here.What is a Continent?A continent is one of the seven large landmasses on the Earth's surface, surrounded, or mainly surrounded, by sea and usually consisting of various countries.List of the 7 Continents:Africa,North AmericaSouth America,Asia,Europe,AntarcticaAustralia (together with Oceania).Challenge yourself:See how much you remember about the seven continents on Seterra
The five world oceans are the Pacific Ocean, the Atlantic Ocean, the Indian Ocean, the Southern Ocean, and the Arctic Ocean.
Check out this YouTube video to learn more about each Ocean:
Ready to learn more about the Water cycle? Check out this lesson: https://www.canva.com/design/DAEA5Y0tpXw/Cq53LbS1XqiNRE3SUBGd1A/view
Earth has many different landscapes and landforms. Ready to explore them all? Check out this video.
A landscape is part of the Earth's surface that can be viewed at one time from one place. It consists of the geographic features that mark or are characteristic of, a particular area.
A glacier is a large mass of ice often shaped like a river that flows very slowly, under the force of gravity. Glaciers develop over many years in places where snow has fallen but not melted. Snow is compacted and turns to ice. The weight of the ice means that it starts to slip down mountainsides over time.
The low area of the Earth’s surface between features of elevation (mountains and hills).
Similar to a valley, a canyon is a narrow, deep valley cut by a river. They have very steep sides and some are thousands of feet deep. Smaller valleys of similar appearance are called gorges.
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