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35 resources with the concept coal mining

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Cookie Mining

For Teachers K - 6th Standards
Knock a chip off the cookie. Learners purchase a property to mine and mining tools. Pupils use their tools to mine chocolate chips out of a cookie for 5 minutes and return cookie fragments to its original site. After the time is over,...
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Exploring Coal Pillar Mining

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Coal mines can be a gold mine of math applications. After reading some basic information on coal mining, learners draw blueprints of a coal pillar in the shape of a composite figure. They find the volume of material from the coal pillar...
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2005 AP® Environmental Science Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th
Can the increase in meat production keep pace with the increase in population? Individuals analyze data to determine when human populations will exceed meat production at the current rates of increase. They also consider infectious...
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Coal and Your Community

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
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...
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How to Create Cleaner Coal

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
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...
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Cleaner Air and Water on the Fly

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Engineers experiment with how chemical adsorption is used to purify water and air. They design and implement the experiment to test how different variables impact the adsorption efficiency of activated carbon. The associated article...
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Cookie Mining

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students simulate coal mining with chocolate chip cookies and toothpicks. They investigate the costs associated with mining coal.
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Uses of Coal

For Students 4th - 8th
An interesting series of puzzles and word games are available in this multi-page collection, which focuses on coal. Learners practice math and language arts skills as they solve the puzzles, and learn many facts about coal at the same time.
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Coal Camps and Mining Towns

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars should gain a better understanding of the processes involved in extracting coal from the Earth as a result of this lesson. They reearch the history of coal mining, look into coal mining towns, and create a short story...
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History of Coal in the United States

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine a timeline of coal mining in the US and research how the policies of coal dependent companies have changes over the last 50 years.
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This Mine of Mine

For Teachers K - 4th
Students explore natural resources by conducting a geology experiment in class. In this mineral mining lesson, students discuss the types of geological material that can be found when mining and the uses for these resources such as coal....
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Coal Mining

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders explore U.S. History by reading stories with their classmates. In this mining lesson plan, 6th graders read the story The Pointing Finger which discusses the use of animals to further the success of coal miners. Students...
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Coal Mining: Lesson 8

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders read about coal mining. For this coal mining lesson, 6th graders read Growing Up in Coal Country by John Mitchell and answer questions about his life. They work on prefixes, suffixes, and adjective clauses. 
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Teach21 Lesson Plan: Coal Mining: Lesson 12

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders examine how coal mining influences people and the land. In this coal mining instructional activity, 6th graders review vocabulary, activate prior knowledge about coal mining, and listen to a chapter of Wrestle the Mountain...
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Zoom-In: Energy Introduction

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders determine how natural resources can be helpful and hurtful. In this energy lesson, 6th graders analyze primary sources available from the Library of Congress that complement their research of the positive and...
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Old Solutions - New Solutions

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners examine descriptions of a mining company's land-reclamation project. They share information to analyze the environmental impact of the project. Independently, they answer questions on environmental and economic issues...
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Coal Mining

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders explore coal mining using various texts. In this language arts lesson, 6th graders read about coal mining and discuss what they learned following the reading. Students write about coal mining. Similes, prefixes, and...
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Coal Mining: Lesson 4

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders participate in a jigsaw activity where they summarize sections of a coal mining passage. In this coal mining lesson plan, 6th graders learn and discuss new vocabulary words about coal mining while explaining their section...
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Coal Mining: Lesson 10

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders read and discuss a reader's theater about coal mining and discuss the point of views of the characters. In this coal mining lesson plan, 6th graders write persuasive essays about their opinions on coal mining.
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Coal Mining: lesson 11

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders discuss coal mining, read passages, and write about why they would or would not want to be a coal miner. In this coal mining lesson plan, 6th graders fill out an organizer of details and use it to write their paragraphs.
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Coal Mining: Lesson 13

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders examine the effects coal mining has on people and the environment. In this coal mining activity, 6th graders read Chapter 9 and 10 of Wrestle the Mountain and complete a persuasive writing checklist. Students read chapter...
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Coal Mining--Lesson 15

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders examine the effects of coal mining on the lives of people. In this mining lesson, 6th graders read the book Wrestle the Mountain and write a persuasive essay about the effects of coal mining.
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West Virginia Industrialization

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders examine the industrialization of West Virginia. In this West Virginia history lesson, 8th graders create documentaries that feature the lives of timber, chemical, glass, or natural gas workers in the state. Students...
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Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining

For Teachers 2nd - 8th
Students become familiar with coal as an energy source and how it is mined.  In this coal lesson, students research the effects of coal mining on the environment. Students discuss the various problems associated with coal mining....