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Grocery Shopping In the Woods


This video gives examples of many natural and renewable resources used by the Ohlone Native Americans.



Printable Materials

Groceries in the Woods (PDF) Lesson Plan


1. What other things do people get from trees?

2. Name some non-renewable resources.

3. Name some renewable resources.

4. How can we live sustainably like the Ohlone?


4-ESS3-1 Earth and Human Activity

Students who demonstrate understanding can: Obtain and combine information to describe that energy and fuels are derived from natural resources and their uses affect the environment.

Disciplinary Core Ideas ESS3.A: Natural Resources

Energy and fuels that humans use are derived from natural sources, and their use affects the environment in multiple ways. Some resources are renewable over time, and others are not renewable over time.

Crosscutting Concepts: Cause and Effect

Cause and effect relationships are routinely identified and used to explain change.

Science and Engineering Practices: Obtaining, Evaluating, and Communicating Information

Obtaining, evaluating, and communicating information in 3-5 builds on K-2 experiences and progresses to evaluate the merit and accuracy of ideas and methods. Obtain and combine information from books and other reliable media to explain phenomena.