ACF Lesson Plan: How Was Coal Formed?
Grade Level: 5-8
ACF Lesson Plan: Coal Supply and Demand
Students learn about the supply and demand of natural resources. Grades 5-6
ACF Lesson Plan: Cookie Mining
Students learn the costs associated with the mining process of coal by using chocolate chip cookies and toothpicks. Grade Level: 3--8
ACF Lesson Plan: Generating Electricity From Coal
Lesson plan for kids to explore the process of generating electricity from coal. Strudents are asked to think about new ways to use coal to create electricity. Grades 6-8.
ACF Lesson Plan: Coal Formation
Grade Level: K-6
ACF Lesson Plan: Coal Flowers: A Historic Craft
This historic craft among coal mining families allows students to watch the crystallization process in making coal flowers. Grades K-8
ACF Lesson Plan: Transporting Coal
Grade Range: 3-8
Coal Camps and Mining Towns
Students learn history through researching coal mining towns.
History of Coal in the U.S.
Lesson plan for students to study history U.S. coal mining and research the policies of coal-dependent companies. Grades 9-12
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Rocks for Kids - Identifying Minerals
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Rocks For Kids.com
This site is for kids of all ages who love rocks.
Indentify Rock Types Game
This game was designed to help students learn about rock types. From Kids Geo.com
Rocks and soils
From BBC.CO.UK Has games, projects and lessons about rocks and soil.
Virtual Field Trips in Geoscience
From The Virtual Geosciences Professor's Course Resources
Rocks, mineral and fossil collecting information with articles, photos, videos, web directory, search engine and free classified ads.
The First Collection - Minerals
A quick reference for beginning collectors to include the nine structure and chemical composition classifications of a collection.
Kids Geo. com
A Study of The Earth And Her People. Learn about Geology and Geography For Kids with KidsGeo.com.
Curriculum Center - Magnetism
Activities, puzzles and project ideas to boost the study of Magnetism.
Virtual and On-line Geologic Field Trip Guides
Virtual Field Trip Guides : United States and Canada
Geology Online lesson plans
Lesson plans for K-12 teachers to integraste earth science and anthropology into lessons.
Mineral Information Institute Teacher Resources
This science website has an enormous amount of information and downloadable resources for teachers.
Rocks, Minerals, and Mining Theme Page
This "Theme Page" has links to two types of resources related to the study of rocks, minerals, and mining. Students and teachers will find curricular resources (information, content...) to help them learn about this topic.
Science in a bag Lesson: Light and Crystals
To use hydro-gel crystals in a hands-on activity to study light refraction through two media. Also, to stimulate critical thinking. Upper Elementary and Middle School Age Children
You've Got to Be Cool to Make Igneous Rocks
Lesson plan for grades 7-9