Product Code: 5106-0
Description: This eight-page publication provides excellent background information on the formation, types of coal and their locations, coal production/mining technologies, coal uses, synthetic fuels from coal, new coal technologies, coal and the environment, and coal characteristics. The primer also includes a glossary and several great activities like “Coal Gas,” “Getting Methane from Coal” and “Coal to Electricity.”
This is a good companion piece to the Coal Mining Poster.
11″ x 17″ two-color newspaper-format
Suggested Grades: 3 – 8
Educational Standards: Correlates with National Science Education Standards A, B, C, D, E and F; Next Generation Science Standards PS1, ESS1, ESS2, ESS3, and ETS1; and Common Core State Standards for language and math.