Geography - types of resources

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what are the three categories of resources?
Renewable, non renewable and sustainable
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renewable resources - resources that dont need to be managed
wind power and sunlight
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non renewable resources - fixed amount available and can't be remade
coal
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sustainable - resources that can be managed so they renew themselves
wood
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USES OF ENERGY = heating, cooking, transporting, electricity
EXAMPLES OF ENERGY = oil, coal, gas, water, sunlight
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USES OF MINERAL RESOURCES = building, jewellery and manufacturing
EXAMPLES OF MINERALS = iron ore, diamond, and stone
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mineral = non renewable
energy = non renewable and renewable
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physical resources = renewable
biological resources = sustainable
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USES OF PHYSICAL RESOURCES = energy
EXAMPLES OF PHYSICAL RESOURCES = water, wind and sunlight
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USES OF BIOLOGICAL RESOURCES = food production, energy and manufacturing
EXAMPLES OF BIOLOGICAL RESOURCES = biofuels, wheat, timber, and fish
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renewable resources - resources that dont need to be managed

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wind power and sunlight

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non renewable resources - fixed amount available and can't be remade

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sustainable - resources that can be managed so they renew themselves

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USES OF ENERGY = heating, cooking, transporting, electricity

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