Students should be able to explain how the supply of many non-renewable resources is limited and can be extended through reducing, reusing and recycling but cannot be extended indefinitely. in order to receive full points on this response students should accurately identify one use for two of the fossil fuel and one way it can be conserved fossil fuel some ways it is used how you can conserve itcoal fuels electric power plants has byproducts used in soaps and shampoos is used in making steel turn off tv when not watching turn out lights when leaving a room recycle steeloil is used in gasoline, jet fuel, diesel fuel, and other fuels contains chemicals used in plastics, fertilizers, fabrics, and medicines walk or ride a bike when possible. use public transportation like buses, streetcars, and subways. recycle plastics.natural gas heats buildings, stoves, water heaters, and ovens contains chemicals used in plastics, fertilizers, fabrics, and medicines fuels special vehicles take shorter showers. keep pans covered when cooking. keep you thermostat set at 68 degrees fahrenheit in the winter. recycle plastics.