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Asteroid Mining: Our Ticket To Living Off Earth?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
It turns out asteroids could be a gold mine—literally! An It's Ok To Be Smart video lesson describes the untapped resources orbiting our solar system. The presenter considers the possibilities of space colonies using these resources as...
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Mining the New American West

For Teachers 7th - 12th
The Mining Act of 1872 allows mining companies to purchase land from the U.S. Government at 1872 prices - about $5.00 an acre! This video features the town of Crested Butte, Colorado, and a mountain just outside of town that was...
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Gas Detection in Mining Using Nanotechnology

For Students 7th - 9th Standards
Mine a great resource for all it's worth. A well-drawn, colorful poster explains how nanotechnology benefits mining operations. It shows how sensors use nanowires to detect gases to help keep miners safe.
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Play-Doh Mining

For Teachers 4th - 7th
What a creative way to explore earth science. Have your class simulate the mining of natural resources. Using Play-Doh, learners recreate the core drilling process to determine the amount of minerals present. They write a detailed lab...
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Mining in Texas

For Teachers 7th - 9th
In this mining and nonrenewable resources worksheet, students read about mining in Texas and simulate the extraction of nonrenewable minerals. They use cookies and their components to represent the minerals they will mine and they answer...
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Mining and Boulder County History

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students examine a variety of aspects dealing with family life, survival, and mining in Colorado using primary and secondary sources. Research resources and handouts provide a background for this ten lesson unit.
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What is in that?

For Teachers 6th Standards
Invite your class to dig in to an engaging journey into the world of mining! Here you'll find the tools to equip young miners with knowledge of soil, rocks, and minerals, as well as types of mining operations. To round things out, the...
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Coal Mining: A Visual Documentary

For Teachers 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...
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Moon Mining

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Go on a moon mining expedition from the safety of your classroom with this space exploration simulation. Using simple models of the moon's surface prepared ahead of time by the teacher, young scientists are challenged with locating and...
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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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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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Cookie Mining

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Learners study what mining is and the environmental of mining is. They examine what ore is, complete a mining exercise, and look at environmental law as it relates to mining.
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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 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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Gold Mine

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students investigate gold. In this gold panning lesson, students demonstrate the process of mining through an experiment using two boxes of sand. Students design a safe way to mine gold.
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Birdseed Mining

For Teachers K - 12th
Students explore the meaning of mining. In this Science/Math activity, students engage in a small group activity to sort and calculate the value of seeds/beads.  Additionally, they are made aware of environmental damages which will...
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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 lesson, 6th graders review vocabulary, activate prior knowledge about coal mining, and listen to a chapter of Wrestle the Mountain by Phyllis...
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Chocolate Chip Cookie Mining

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
To understand the impact coal mining has on the environment, pupils will extract chocolate chips from a cookie. Imagine the cookie is the environment and the chips are the coal. Instruct them to mine as many chips as they can, then have...
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International Mine Awareness Day

For Students 5th - 10th
For this International Mine Awareness Day worksheet, students complete activities such as reading a passage, phrase matching, fill in the blanks, correct words, multiple choice, spelling, sequencing, scrambled sentences, writing...
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Coal Mining: Lesson 9

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders investigate energy by completing a vocabulary assignment. In this mining disaster lesson, 6th graders sing a folk song which discusses a former mining disaster. Students read a chapter from the story Wrestle the Mountain...
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Renewable and Non-Renewable Resources: Mining in B.C.

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
Students explore energy by categorizing rocks. In this British Columbia geology lesson, students define many different vocabulary terms associated with mining such as sedimentary, igneous, and metamorphic. Students utilize sample rock...
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Extraction of Salt

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The three methods of extracting salt — evaporation of seawater, salt mining, and solution in water — are the focus of an informative video that includes additional interesting details, such as the fact that the word salary is based on...
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Copper Mining : Bingham Canyon Mine

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learn a lot about copper and its uses from watching this excellent video. Mining techniques, facts about copper, and a very interesting section on the geology behind how copper ore has come to be present underground are all part of this...

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