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Birdseed Mining Activity

Students investigate how small amounts of minerals or metals are mined out of very large masses of rock using birdseed. They study the economics of valuable commodities. They look at environmentally conscious mining and how reclamation work.

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K - 12th
Social Studies & History
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Lesson Plans
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Inquiry-Based Learning
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