Anything that is found in nature that can be used by living things is a natural resource. This includes water, forests, fossil fuels, minerals, plants, animals and even air.
To better understand natural resources…
LET’S BREAK IT DOWN!
People need natural resources.
Living things depend on natural resources to survive. People need water to drink, air to breath and wood or metal to build a shelter. We also need to power our cars and heat our homes.