Fossil Fuels (III), The Geology of Coal: Interpreting Geologic History

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. Analysis of coal-bearing rock sequences leads to conclusions concerning the envioronmental setting in which coal sediments were deposited.

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Grade
8th - 12th
Subjects
Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
2 days
Instructional Strategies
Inquiry-Based Learning
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