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Grade 2 Environmental Science
The earth is made up of water, rocks, soil and
  1. insects
  2. air
  3. clouds
  4. people
Grade 2 Environmental Science
Which of the following is NOT a natural resource?
  1. coal
  2. electricity
  3. sunlight
  4. water
Grade 2 Environmental Science
Fossil fuels, wind, and water energy can all be used to make                .
  1. games
  2. solar energy
  3. sand
  4. electricity
Grade 2 Environmental Science
Which of the following is NOT TRUE about pollution?
  1. Pollution happens when something harmful is added to the environment.
  2. Pollution can cause some plants and animals to get sick or die.
  3. People cause pollution.
  4. People cannot reduce pollution.
Grade 2 Environmental Science
To make something new from something used or old. I will                 my soda cans.
  1. compost
  2. recycle
  3. landfill
Grade 2 Environmental Science
Trash, oil spills, and waste from factories are forms of pollution.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 2 Environmental Science
Throwing trash on the ground
  1. resource
  2. littering
  3. compost
Grade 2 Environmental Science
Things we use from nature
  1. compost
  2. reduce
  3. resource
Grade 2 Environmental Science
To make less trash
  1. landfill
  2. resource
  3. reduce
Grade 2 Environmental Science
To allow natural "trash" such as banana peels, eggshells and grass clippings to turn back into soil.
  1. compost
  2. reuse
  3. global
Grade 2 Environmental Science
To protect our supply of something by using less or taking care of it
  1. conserve
  2. pollution
  3. global
Grade 2 Environmental Science
Why is it a good idea to recycle and reuse things?
  1. Because if we don't we might get in trouble.
  2. Because we need to take care of our earth.
  3. Recycling is not a very good idea.
Grade 2 Environmental Science
What are the Three R's of recycling?
  1. Reduce, Recycle, and Reuse
  2. Reduce, Redo, Remove
  3. Recycle, Remake, Reform
Grade 2 Environmental Science
To make new items out of old things is to                .
  1. recycle
  2. reuse
  3. reduce
  4. environment
Grade 2 Environmental Science
When I recycle, it means I'm:
  1. Throwing trash everywhere.
  2. Not throwing things away.
  3. I'm taking old or useless things to make new and useful things.
Grade 2 Environmental Science
Reduce means:
  1. Use less of.
  2. Use more of.
  3. Do not use at all.
Grade 2 Environmental Science
What does it mean to reuse?
  1. Use it once and then throw it away.
  2. Never use it again.
  3. Use things again and again.
Grade 2 Environmental Science
Rocks are a natural resource. What man-made resources do we create from rocks?
Grade 2 Environmental Science
This is when organic matter mixes with soil. Includes decayed leaves, vegetables, and other plant parts.
  1. Composting
  2. Recycling
  3. Environment
Grade 2 Environmental Science
                    natural resources                    Things we can use in our environment that nature provides (soil, trees, lakes)
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