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What Is Mining

Student develop a vocabulary of "mining words" and study about exploring and mining for minerals. They break into groups and are assigned an area at the "mine" to do their "exploration" for the valuable "coal". The coal is represented by the rocks and iron filings.

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Resource Details

Grade
6th - 8th
Subjects
Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
2 hrs
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Included Materials
  • Worksheet