Hands-on, critical thinking activities introduce intermediate students to the formation of coal, the coal mining process, reclamation of lands, uses of coal, electricity generation, and advantages and disadvantages of utilizing coal. 112 pages. Find related curricula at www.need.org.
Topic: Other Products/Uses
Mining Fact Sheet
This Mining Fact Sheet summarizes major mining and mineral processing tools and techniques and highlights critical metals.
Mineral Resources Fact Sheet
This Mineral Resources Fact Sheet discusses some of today’s important mineral and mining topics such as minerals in your diet, industrial and construction minerals, minerals in green technology, artisanal mining and conflicts and efforts to address these.
This eight-page National Energy Foundation publication provides background information on electricity, a glossary and related hands-on activities.
This is a good companion piece to the Iron In Our Electrical World Video and Coal Poster.
11″ x 17″ two-color newspaper-format
Suggested Grades: 3 – 8