A child and her father plant, water, weed, and pick vegetables to make soup.
Identify the natural resources used to make the vegetable soup.
Fertile soil, water, seeds.
What ingredients were produced to make the soup?
Vegetables - which came from natural resources such as soil, water, and sunshine.
What capital resources were used?
Shovel, rake, hoe, trowel, watering can, spading fork, pail, soup pot, soup ladle, knife, stove.
Explain what could be done to help renew the natural resources after the vegetables are grown?
Adding compost to the soil; crop rotation; spring plow to help avoid erosion; collecting seeds from the new vegetables, etc.
Author: Lois Ehlert
Accelerated Reader Level/Points: .5
Lexile Measure: 140L
Publisher: Harcourt, Voyager Books