Life in the Monarch Butterfly Sanctuary Region of Mexico
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Monarch Butterfly Sanctuary Region | Resources for Kids
Monarch Butterfly Sanctuary Region | Resources for Kids
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National Science Education Standards

  • Resources are things we get from living and nonliving environment to meet the needs and wants of a population.
  • Some resources are basic materials, such as air, water, and soil; some are produced from basic resources, such as food, fuel, and building materials; and some resources are nonmaterial, such as quiet places, beauty, security, and safety.
  • The supply of many resources is limited. If used, resources can be extended through recycling and decreased use.

National Geography Standards

  • The physical and human characteristics of places.
  • How human actions modify the physical environment.
  • The changes that occur in the meaning, use, distribution, and importance of resources.