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Reopen: A Study of Five Closed Mines

Students analyze data to determine which of the fived closed mines would be beneficial to have reopen. They acquire knowledge of rocks and minerals in the area to give reasons why that mine should open again. Students gain knowledge in how minerals are extracted from the earth. They play a bingo actiivty to learn about the vocabulary used, pick a job role, and a name for their small group mining company.

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Resource Details

Grade
5th - 8th
Subjects
Science
1 more...
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
21 days
Instructional Strategy
Project-Based Learning
Included Materials
  • Project

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