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Where are natural resources found?

Animals need natural resources too!

Will natural resources be around forever?

Three things YOU can do to save natural resources!

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From Ferris wheels to flowers, everything comes from nature!

Natural resources come from nature and are turned into the things we want and need to survive. For example, soil, sunlight, and water are natural resources we use to grow the plants that give us the food we eat. The heat that keeps our homes warm in the winter comes from natural resources like oil and coal. The metals that we use to make cans come from minerals found in the earth's crust. Everything we use—like the sprinkles on cupcakes, the stitches on baseballs, and the plastic in video games—come from natural resources.

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