MS.4. Earth and Space Science: Develop an understanding of the properties of Earth materials, objects in the sky, and changes in Earth and sky.
4.d. Describe changes caused by humans on the environment and natural resources and cite evidence from research of ways to conserve natural resources in the United States, including (but not limited to) Mississippi. Examples of Mississippi efforts include the following: (DOK 2)
4.d.1. Associated Physics of America, a private company located in Greenwood Mississippi, develops ways to convert a variety of agricultural products into efficient, environment-friendly and cost-effective energy sources.
4.g. Conclude that the supply of many Earth resources (e.g., fuels, metals, fresh water, farmland) is limited and critique a plan to extend the use of Earth's resources (e.g., recycling, reuse, renewal). (DOK 3)