Where did that pencil come from?

Lesson:

Activity Description: 

The students will determine what goods can be produced from physical features such as rivers, lakes, mountains, and plains by looking at maps. Additionally, they will discuss the process these goods go through from nature to consumer.

Objective: 

STUDENTS WILL

  • List the goods that can be made using natural resources.
  • Identify which natural resources contribute the production of a particular good.
  • Identify natural resources located in selected map's physical features.
Materials: 
  • Class computers
  • Resources worksheet for each student
Time: 
One class period
Source: 
EconEdLink website, http://www.econedlink.org/