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OSW Week 15

Modifying Our Environment

TermDefinition
environment everything that is around us
nature the world and everything in it such as plants, animals, mountains, oceans, starts, and other things not made by people
artificial describes something that is not natural or made by people
reservoir an artificial lake or pond to store water
climate weather patterns over time in a region
atmosphere the air that surrounds the Earth
resources materials, goods, or labor used to produce things for people to buy
nonrenewable a resource that can not be easily replaced by nature
renewable a resource that can produce again fairly easily
protect to stop something bad from happening to someone or something
conservation the act of saving something for later use
fossil fuels oil, coal, and natural gas made from the remains of organisms that lived long ago
organisms plants, animals, and other living things
Created by: roseberryc
 

 



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