Mining and Natural Resources
In this mining learning exercise, students use Google Earth to visit the Bingham Canyon Copper Mine in Utah. Students complete 10 short answer questions.
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New Review Highways and Change
What is the cost of change? Roberto Guerra's photo essay "La Carretera: Life and Change Along Peru's Interoceanic Highway" asks viewers to consider the impacts of the 1,600 mile-long highway through Peru and Brazil that connects Pacific...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed
How to Create Cleaner Coal
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...
6 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Steel Making: From Start to Finish
The United States Steel Company has produced this interesting, fast-paced video which takes the viewer through entire process of making steel from ore that is mined. It is interesting to note that there are hundreds of varieties of steel...
7 mins 6th - 12th Science