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Chapter 1 SS

List four renewable resources trees, soil, fish, grass
What is the protection and wise use of natural resources called? conservation
What is an opportunity cost? the item given up when deciding between two things
What is it called when you don't have enough of the thing that people want? scarcity
List four nonrenewable resources copper, oil, coal, iron ore
What are useful materials found in nature? natural resources
List three flow resources running water, sunlight, wind
________________ is an area that has one or more features in common. region
Mexico specializes in _______________________ bananas
Specialization is : when a region chooses one product to produce based on the natural resources available
The system people use to produce goods and services is ________________ economy
Canada specializes in: trees which they use for lumber
What is a good? Any item that can be made and produced for someone to purchase
What is a service? Any work or job done for someone
List four ways people can conserve resources. recycle, solar power, walk instead of driving, wind power, save energy, clean lakes, save endangered animals
Resources that can be replaced are called_________________ renewable resources
Resources that cannot be replaced are called _________________ nonrenewable resources
Resources that can be used only at a certain time or place are called ____________________________ flow resources
Created by: hcheek26



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