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30 resources with the keyterm coal mining

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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....
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Your Land is My Land: A Look at Bootleg Coal Mining During the Depression

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine the extreme conditions of unemployment during the Great Depression.  In this multiple perspectives lesson, students analyze photographs of coal mining, research and adopt the perspective of a person affected by...
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Danger at the Breaker

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Learners read a story about a child working in a Pennsylvanian coal mine and discuss the history of the text. In this historical fiction lesson, students read Danger at the Breaker and complete an independent study guide. Learners create...
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Reclamation

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students recognize the importance of reclaiming the land after mining. They observe the experiment demonstrating the process of erosion and record their results of the effects of rain upon the land.
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How Coal is Mined

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students examine various methods for mining coal. They discuss the various methods of coal mining, and complete a worksheet, reading statements and selecting either surface mining or deep mining as the appropriate type of mining.
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Mine Over Matter

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore the January 2006 Sago, West Virginia coal mining accident. They research coal mining in the U.S. and use their data to illustrate posters.