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Use of nature by humans

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The human being exploits natural resources. He or she eats fish and game, heats with wood and extracts petroleum and minerals to fill the need for energy and construction projects. Throughout time the human being has used and transformed energy for personal gain. Discover the objects and specimens that humans use.

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Flowers of the cotton plant

Flowers of the cotton plant

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Asbestos brake lining

Asbestos brake lining

Specimen information sheet
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