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1

what is a resource?

anything that is needed by humans to survive

2

what is soil?

layer of disintegrated rock, organic matter ect

3

what is minerals?

the naturally forming inorganic substances with a crystalline structure of which rocks are made of

4

what is a non-renewable resource?

those that take millions of years to form naturally

5

what is a renewable resource?

supplies that will never run out, either because there is an unlimited supply or because the resource cycles through the environment

6

what does conservation mean?

any action taken to preserve resources and protect the natural enviroment