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Fossil Fuels (Part III), The Geology of CoalLesson Planet
8th - 12th
Do not overlook this set of lessons just because your school does not have a data analysis system. There is plenty of material here to administer a complete mini unit on the formation, distribution, and properties of coal. Since it...
How to Create Cleaner CoalLesson Planet
6 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
It's easy to take for granted the the importance of electricity in modern society, and even easier to overlook the environmental cost that is paid for all that energy. Watch as this video explores the detrimental impact burning coal has...
How Do You Make Electricity from Coal?Lesson Planet
9 mins 8th - 10th
Using 3D animations, pupils are given a tour of a power plant and taught the step-by-step process of burning coal to generate electricity. The animations are engaging and educational. Your young scientists will grow in their knowledge of...
Coal and Your CommunityLesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
When I was young, I was afraid of the dark. Now I am afraid of getting the electric bill. This fourth lesson in a series of eight focuses on coal mining, conservation, and energy efficiency. Scholars start by taking data from a table and...
Fossil Fuels (III), The Geology of Coal: Interpreting Geologic HistoryLesson Planet
8th - 12th
Students hypothesize about why various samples of coal have different characteristics. Pupils use information that they found during Internet searches to ascertain the validity of their hypotheses and verify the "story" of coal. ...
Coal Mining: A Visual DocumentaryLesson Planet
6 mins 6th - 8th
The Harold Keen Coal Company has produced an excellent video which shows the viewer all about the process of mining coal that shows some rarely-seen images of the intricacies of underground mining. Surface mining is also described in...
Fuels - The Good, the Bad, and the UglyLesson Planet
7th - 12th
Science pupils choose from twelve questions about five different types of fuel: hydrogen, ethanol, crude oil, natural gas, and coal. They construct a table to compare them and then determine which is the best fuel. Your physical science...
Coal, Oil and Gas HydrocarbonsLesson Planet
3 mins 10th - Higher Ed
Where do the hydrocarbons we use for energy come from? Science scholars learn the origins of our fossil fuels in a short video. The animated video includes information on how fossil fuels formed, their uses, and how a number of useful...