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Chapter 9

Conserving Resources

conservation The careful use and protection of natural resources.
fossil fuel A natural resource that formed form the remains of plants and animals that lived millions of years ago.
mineral resource A natural resource that comes from minerals found on or beneath Earth's surface.
nonrenewable resource A resource, such as a fossil fuel, that can't be replaced within a human lifetime.
petroleum The material from which oil is made.
recycle To reuse a resource by breaking it down and making a new product.
reduce To use less of a resource.
renewable resource A resource that can be replaced within a human lifetime.
resource Any material or energy that people use to satisfy a need.
reuse To use a resource again and again.
Created by: patkinson