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Sustainability - Key Concepts Match Up

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Date Shared: 16 May 2019

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Match the correct definition in Column B with the Key Concept in Column A. When you have finished write a paragraph to list and describe THREE actions that you can take to be more sustainable and why these actions can make a difference

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Renewable resources A natural resource that can be replaced and replenished. Eg Solar, water and wind. Non renewable resources A resource that can not be replaced and renewed once it is consumed. Eg. Coal, natural gas and oil. Sustainability Taking action to make a natural resource last longer to avoid depletion. Deforestation The action of clearing and removing forests. Endangered An animal or plant species which is at risk of dying out forever. Renewable Energy Energy that is collected from renewable resources which can be replaced naturally. Tropic Rainforest Rainforests which are located within the Tropics of Cancer and Capricorn. Climate change Changes in the earth's climate that result in new weather patterns. Responsible Taking ownership of one's actions, attitude and behaviour for the good of oneself and others. Citizens Someone who is a member of a city or country that has legal and political rights. Equator A line dividing the earth into northern and southern hemispheres and constituting the parallel of latitude 0° Latitude A geographic coordinate that specifies the north–south position of a point on the Earth's surface. Vertical line on a map Longitude Longitude is a geographic coordinate that specifies the east–west position of a point on Tropic of Cancer The parallel of latitude 23°26ʹ north tropic of Cancer or south tropic of Capricorn of the equator Tropic of Capricorn The parallel of latitude 23°26ʹ north tropic of Cancer or south tropic of Capricorn of the equato Palm Oil An oil obtained from the flesh of the fruit of several palms and used in various products such as soap, biscuits, shampoo.

Student Task. When you have finished write a paragraph to list and describe THREE actions that you can take to be more sustainable and why these actions can make a difference

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16 May 2019

jbower Author Country Flag New Zealand

This worksheet was created by John Bower, 2019 HOD Social Sciences at Mangere College, Auckland, New Zealand John was formerly HOD Social Sciences at McAuley High School from 2009 to 2018. He was also HOD Religious Studies at Carmel College from 2005 to 2008. This worksheet can be used for any topic on key events in the history of New Zealand.

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