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Renewable & Non-Renewable Resources: Definition & Differences

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What is the main difference between renewable and non-renewable resources?

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1. Which of the following is NOT an example of a renewable resource?

2. Why is recycling so important to the environment?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet gauge your understanding of the need for different types of resources. In order to pass the quiz, you will need to identify examples of renewable resources.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these tools to review:

  • Differences between renewable resources and non-renewable resources
  • Examples of renewable resources
  • Characteristics of recycling
  • Hydroelectric energy

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about different types of resources
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding examples of renewable resources
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related Earth science lesson

Additional Learning

To learn more about resources, review the corresponding lesson titled Renewable & Non-Renewable Resources: Definition & Differences. This lesson will help you:

  • Differentiate renewable resources and non-renewable resources
  • Identify examples of renewable resources
  • Determine the benefits of recycling
  • Examine characteristics of biofuels
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