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Sustainability - Key Concepts Match Up

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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. Non renewable resources A resource that cannot be replaced and renewed once it is consumed. 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. Tropical Rainforests Tropical rainforests are located within the Tropics of Cancer and Capricorn. Climate change Changes in the earth's climate that result in new weather patterns. Oil, natural gas and coal Three examples of non-renewable energy 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 at parallel 0. The 3 R's of Sustainability Recycle, reduce and reuse Social action An action taken by individuals and groups to bring about change in society. Solar, wind and electricity These are three examples of renewable energy. Fossil fuels An energy source like oil that comes from fossils.

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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