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What is a natural resource?

A natural resource is a raw material that occurs in the the environment and is necessary and useful for people.


What is a renewable resource?

A renewable resource is a resource which can be replace in a short period of time.


What is a non-renewable resource?

A resource which takes thousands to millions of years to reform.


Give 2 examples of renewable resources

Solar energy and wind


Give 2 examples of non renewable resources

Coal and oil and diamonds


Is water a renewable resource?

Yes, it is because it is constantly being recycled.


Name the place water stays the longest.

The Antarctic ice sheets. It also stays in groundwater, glaciers and oceans.


Provide your own example of how the water cycle works.

For eg. an animal drinks water and urinates it out.
It is absorbed by the soil then is evaporated.
It gathers in clouds before condensing and eventually precipitates.


What is groundwater?

Groundwater is water that is found under the Earth's surface.


Permeable means

Permeable means to allow liquids or gases to pass through something.


Groundwater recharge

Groundwater recharge is a process in which water moves down from the surface into the groundwater, thus 'recharging' it.