What Would It Be Like Without...? Examining nonrenewable resources through inquiry-based activities

by: Christine Anne Royce and Margaret Anne Holzer

An educator's role is to provide opportunities to help students explore the topic of renewable and nonrenewable resources and the possible consequences of exploitation. These inquiry-based activities challenge students to reconsider consequences of human consumption. So, perhaps the next time a student is looking for additional paper or letting water run down the drain, they may reconsider their actions and ask "What would it be like without...?"


Type Journal ArticlePub Date 4/1/2003Stock # tst03_070_04_20Volume 070Issue 04

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