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We have studied in our class VII the types of changes-physical and chemical changes that occur in our surroundings, and today in this chapter, we will see how resources are classified.
Resources: In general, it means the supply of something available for use. Resources are classified into two. They are
  • Natural Resources
  • Man-made Resources
Natural resources: The term 'natural resources, means various resources obtained from nature. Example air, water, sunlight, soil, etc. Natural resources are further classified as renewable and non-renewable resources.
Natural resources
Man-made Resources: The term man-made resources are sources that do not occur in nature. Example plastics, constructions, vehicles, etc.
Man-made resources